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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A fabulous page turner!!! - Tesco
Plot is repetitive and irritating at times. - Flipkart
I was expecting a nice love story. - Flipkart
No character development. - Flipkart
Although what I liked is the way of writing. - Flipkart
The plot is downright foolish. - Flipkart

Very Addictive!

User Review  - Mrs Steele - Tesco

The book is very addictive to read, even though there is no much happening and it feels more like reading a movie script. I was reading 3 -4 chapters per evening, so hard to put it down, as it is very ... Read full review

Great read

User Review  - emmavh - Tesco

I read the books when they first come out by borrowing my friends. I could not put them down. When I went to watch the film I wanted to re-read the books so bought them as a treat for myself. Read full review

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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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