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Was pretending to be an abridgement of a made-up work invented by William Goldman?

Much of J.R.R. Tolkien's work is presented as an abridgment/translation of the "original", usually in Elvish. Much of The Silmarillion is presented as a gloss of epic poems, some of which Tolkien ...
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To what effect does Goldman claim The Princess Bride is an abridgement?

The abridgment is part of the overall frame story. The frame story is very different in the book than in the film. The book's frame story is very cynical. It's about the disillusionment of children ...
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What is The Princess Bride's "reunion scene" that you had to write to the publisher for?

As of July 2019: If you look up the book (hardcover edition) on the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books website, you will see a link to the "Reunion Scene" on the side. Currently, the relevant URLs are: ...
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How much of the sequel to the Princess Bride was written?

No. Nothing else has ever been officially published regarding the sequel. Yes. In a 2007 interview with Pictures Magazine, Goldman says he would love to write a sequel, but has been unable to do so to ...
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