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William Goldman has been writing books and movies for over forty-five years. He has won two Academy Awards (for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President’s Men) and three Lifetime Achievement awards in screenwriting. Which Lie Did I Tell is his guide to the nuts and bolts of film making. His novels The Princess Bride, published in a new edition in August 2008, and Marathon Man are also published by Bloomsbury. He lives in New York City.
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Simply one of the best swashbuckling, romantic, adventure stories ever written. From pirates and duels to giants and hunchbacks and romance and comedy there is something here that will appeal to everyone. It may all sound a bit corny but what is wrong with some good old fashioned fun and action once in a while? A classic tale that will draw you under its spell.