Beautiful, flaxen-haired Buttercup has fallen for Westley, the farm boy, and when he departs to make his fortune, she vows never to love another.
So when she hears that his ship has been captured by the Dread Pirate Roberts - who never leaves survivors - her heart is broken.
But her charms draw the attention of the relentless Prince Humperdinck who wants a wife and will go to any lengths to have Buttercup.
So starts a fairytale like no other, of fencing, fighting, torture, poison, true love, hate, revenge, giants, hunters, bad men, good men, beautifulest ladies, snakes, spiders, beasts, chases, escapes, lies, truths, passion and miracles.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/10/1999
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780747545187