The Princess Bride (was Re: McKillip)

Dorian E. Gray israfel at
Tue Sep 4 15:35:19 EDT 2001

Rebecca asked...

> What are people's opinions on the Morgenstern version.  I have heard
> various sources that it does not exist, does exist and was
> exists and can be found, etc.  (Have we already discussed this?)
> anyone actually seen the Morgenstern version?

It does not exist.  The whole device of Goldman's book being a
translation and abridgement of an older book is just that - a framing
device into which he fits his story.  Though I believe he finds it
highly amusing that so many people think Morgenstern and his book

Until the sky falls on our heads...

Dorian E. Gray
israfel at

"I feel that if a character cannot communicate, the very least he can
do is to shut up!"
--Tom Lehrer

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