E L James is a former TV executive, wife, and mother of two based in the leafy suburbs of West London. Beginning in January 2012 her life took an extraordinary turn with the runaway success of her novels, the Fifty Shades Trilogy. Since early childhood she dreamed of writing stories that readers would fall in love with, and now, thanks to millions of readers around the world, that dream has come true. She is currently at work on her next novel, another adult, provocative romance.
cleom44, October 14, 2013 (view all comments by cleom44)
This is a dangerous and poorly written piece of trash. The protagonist is manipulated into an abusive relation ship with a horrible man, yet this is seen as a passionate and loving romance. Christian grey (the abuser) manipulates Anastasia (the protagonist) at every turn and even goes so far as to rape her. This book is presented as BDSM erotica which it most definitely isn't. The abuse that takes place in this book is NOT BDSM. On top of all of that it is terribly written. It reads like a poorly written Twilight fanfiction, and surprise surprise that's exactly what it is. The one and only redeeming quality about this book is that it has maybe made reading erotica more widely accepted. If you are looking to read good erotica featuring BDSM please keep on looking.
BookHeaven, February 25, 2013 (view all comments by BookHeaven)
Fifty Shades Of Grey; people have been talking about it and reading it. This is a novel that is fifty shades of f****d up. It may mess you up a bit, but the romance that comes along with it is awe inspiring. Christian Grey is a man who you want to remain away from yet there is a strange pull dragging you closer towards him and you'll love it. Once you fall in love you cannot fall back out.
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Now in hardcover, with a silk ribbon marker and printed endpapers, the first volume of the New York Times #1 bestselling trilogy.
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.
Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever.
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