About: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes is a memoir by the versatile actor who portrayed Wesley in the beloved movie. 272 pages Publisher: Touchstone; 1St Edition edition (October 14, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1476764026 My Rating for As You Wish— 5 Buy this book in paper or electornic format* Thoughts: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes is a must read for anyone who loves The Princess Bride. The book starts off with Mr. Elwes telling how he got the part of Wesley, his audition with director Rob Reiner and the rest is history. Mr. Elwes goes on the talk about meeting the cast, the pre-production and of course, preparing for what would become one of the greatest cinematic sword fight every filmed. Actually, the training for the sword fight, with two master swordsman who worked with Hollywood royalty such as Errol Flynn and Burt Lancaster, would become one of the last scenes filmed and make Mr. Elwes and Mandy Patinkin (Inigo Montoya) actual swordsman. One of the things that shines through the pages is how beloved André the Giant…
The author managed to captures several aspects of Israeli society, the Russian immigrant, a soldier, politician, religious Jew, an Arab bird-lover and more. The point of view constantly changes in the story which gives the narrative it’s on dynamic and takes on a life of its own.
Roberto plans to use the funds from this loan to purchase flour, eggs, yeast, sugar, and other ingredients so he can sustain his market bakeries and achieve his goal: expanding the business and providing for his children, who want to study and prepare for professional careers.
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This novel was fun and a fast read, plus it gave me much to think about. This is a smart book, but it is not for everyone, and I’m glad the author didn’t water it down or try to write for the lowest common denominator, instead writing an excellent story.
We’ve received a total of $8.27 in repayments between November 20, 2014 and December 18, 2014!
The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War by Fred Kaplan is a thought provoking book which tells a good story and asks some hard hitting questions. The book is divided into three parts: the post-Vietnam era and introduction of counterinsurgency (COIN) warfare line of thinking into the US military, the history of COIN in Afghanistan and Iraq (with input from Washington politicians), and a third part which analyzes what was accomplished and the value of this strategy.
In my quest for unique and wonderful beers, I always keep an eye out for book themed brews when I happened upon this treasure. Samuel Smith’s Winter Welcome Ale, an imported beer from England, rich in flavor and ambered color.
When Madame Bovary was serialized in a newspaper, the French government sued the author and publisher on charges of immorality. The government lost.
Yesterday I posted about 108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson, a wonderful book for any music lover to have on their coffee table. Luckily the publisher has agreed to a giveaway of this book to one lucky winner – enter using the Rafflecopter form below. Giveaway Giveaway ends: December 17, 2014 US Shipping Addresses Only No PO Boxes Winners will have 24 hours to write back with their address, otherwise an alternate winner will be picked Congratulations: bencanada1@