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  • As You Wish

  • Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
  • By: Cary Elwes, Joe Layden, Rob Reiner (foreword)
  • Narrated by: Cary Elwes, Christopher Guest, Carol Kane, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,735
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,055
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,003

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Warm-hearted retelling

  • By Thomas Allen on 10-19-14

A fun book for a classic movie...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-15-14

What did you love best about As You Wish?

Elwes' story-telling and the additional notes from the others involved.

What did you like best about this story?

Elwes' insight and detailed stories.

Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Nope.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The stories of Andre the Giant. Apparantly he could drink ANYONE under ANY table. :)

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