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Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Trilogy #1) (Paperback) by E. L. James

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About the Book

Originally published: Australia: Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House, 2011.

Review Quotes

A GoodReads Choice Awards Finalist for Best Romance

"In a class by itself."
--Entertainment Weekly

Book Synopsis


Look for E L James's passionate new love story, The Mister, available now.

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.

About The Author

E L James is an incurable romantic and a self-confessed fangirl. After twenty-five years of working in television, she decided to pursue a childhood dream and write stories that readers could take to their hearts. The result was the controversial and sensuous romance Fifty Shades of Grey and its two sequels, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. In 2015, she published the #1 bestseller Grey, the story of Fifty Shades of Grey from the perspective of Christian Grey, and in 2017, the chart-topping Darker, the second part of the Fifty Shades story from Christian's point of view. Her books have been published in fifty languages and have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.

E L James has been recognized as one of Time magazine's "Most Influential People in the World" and Publishers Weekly's "Person of the Year." Fifty Shades of Greystayed on The New York Times Best Seller List for 133 consecutive weeks. Fifty Shades Freed won the Goodreads Choice Award (2012), and Fifty Shades of Greywas selected as one of the 100 Great Reads, as voted by readers, in PBS's The Great American Read (2018). Darker has been long-listed for the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award.

She coproduced for Universal Studios the Fifty Shades movies, which made more than a billion dollars at the box office. The third installment, Fifty Shades Freed, won the People's Choice Award for Drama in 2018.

E L James is blessed with two wonderful sons and lives with her husband, the novelist and screenwriter Niall Leonard, and their West Highland terriers in the leafy suburbs of West London.

Dimensions (Overall): 8 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .85 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 528
Genre: Romance, Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Romance
Series Title: Fifty Shades Trilogy, #1
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Author: E. L. James
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2016
TCIN: 14067515
UPC: 9780345803481
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2147
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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Fifty Shades of Grey

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4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

great book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
nana144 - 10 years ago
love how the book was more different than other romance books. this book gave off a lot mystery's.
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This book

5 out of 5 stars
shaquana - 10 years ago
I love it, it's pretty good I especially had to buy it because it was a New York best seller and now it's a trilogy.
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Absolute Fantasy

5 out of 5 stars
Scorpdelght69 - 12 years ago
This book was so interesting that I read it in one day! Then I turned around and re-read it again. I love the characters Christen and Anastassia. I am picturing one of the main characters from True Blood, Eric as Christen...he is so hot!!! Loved it, loved it, loved it!
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Great book!

4 out of 5 stars
CHRISTY - 12 years ago
It's hard to put down. You really get into the characters and want things to work out. Can't wait to check out the next two books.
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1 out of 5 stars
Sara - 12 years ago
All my friends rave about this book, but I don't understand why it is so popular. The 2 main characters weren't at all interesting to me. In fact, the male lead just seemed rude and kind of snarky. I had no interest in whether these two people got together or not. As a previous reviewer mentioned, there is a [...}theme in this book, but in spite of that, the adult scenes were rather vanilla. I just don't understand this book's appeal...
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Fifty shades of

5 out of 5 stars
Breeeeeee - 12 years ago
I LOVE this book. Love love love. I originally bought it because it was in the best sellers section and I needed a summer read. I had NO idea what it was about, what genre it was or what I was getting myself into. I am addicted. I can't put it down. I read half in a day and now find myself sneaking to my car during breaks at work just to read a chapter. Definitely not everyone's cup of tea, I'm sure. SPOILER it riddled with soft-core BDSM. If you're not into that, you're going to have a bad time.
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