Fifty Shades of Grey

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Vintage Books, 2012 - Fiction - 514 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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A real page turner and i couldnt put it down. - Walmart
Love this book and the writer is fantastic. - Walmart
EL James is a brilliant writer. - Walmart
Then the ending...well I won't spoil it. - Walmart
This is a real page turner. - Walmart

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User Review  - Marwa - Goodreads

Since Ms. Steele is full of character that she hates the "SHOUTY CAPITALS", I decided to give her a taste of her own medicine. APPALLING / ABHORRENT / REPULSIVE 1. THE OBNOXIOUS LITERARY REFERENCES TO ... Read full review

Better than the movie.

User Review  - Louh85 - Tesco

I bought this as a gift for probably the only woman in the world who hadn't read it. It's much better than the movie. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

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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