Fifty Shades of Grey

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Random House, Mar 19, 2012 - Fiction - 528 pages
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The multi-million copy bestseller soon to be a major movie starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.

Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, Fifty Shades of Grey is a novel that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you for ever.

When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind - until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out.

Unworldly and innocent, Ana is shocked to find she wants this man. And, when he warns her to keep her distance, it only makes her want him more.

But Christian is tormented by inner demons, and consumed by the need to control. As they embark on a passionate love affair, Ana discovers more about her own desires, as well as the dark secrets Christian keeps hidden away from public view .

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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

Not What I Expected - still satisfied with the book

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People have very strong reactions to Fifty Shades and just to put in my two cents: you read different books for different reasons. In my opinion!!! ...: Was this book a great piece of literature? No ... Read full review

good book

User Review  - ronn - Flipkart

Good book if you can ignore the grammar. I did not find it cheap porn, ladies will surely expect more form their spouse after this read! 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 career. She finally plucked up the courage to put pen to paper with her first novel Fifty Shades of Grey.

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