Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 25, 2011 - Fiction - 360 pages
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When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.

This book is intended for mature audiences.

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I wish I would not have listen to what people had to say about the book I was expecting much more than what I read. Overall the book was okay; it's not the best book I've ever read, it's just okay. Top seller? I believe it became top seller because of curiosity not because of it being a great book. The sex part of the book were a little below the imagination of what an S & M book would really be.  

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no! This book is horrible! I thought it was going to be about depression or something like that, it's called fifty shades of gray, seriously. that' bad. the worst part is I don't know how to get rid of it! people can read what ever they want, I don't care. I just want to get rid of this book!!! 

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About the author (2011)

E L James is a former TV executive, wife and mother of two based in West London. Since early childhood she dreamed of writing stories that readers would fall in love with, but put those dreams on hold to focus on her family and her career. She finally plucked up the courage to put pen to paper with her first novel, Fifty Shades of Grey.

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