Fifty Shades of Grey of by E.L. James is a romantic thriller that comes with a supernatural twist. An erotic romantic novel, it is the first part in the Fifty Shades Trilogy that tracks the relationship between a college girl and a young successful business person.
Based around Anastasia Steele, a 21-year old college girl who on behalf of her friend Kate interviews Christian Grey, an uber rich successful businessman.
The unfolding sadomasochistic relationship turns ugly as the plot, filled with many twists and turns, further reveals about how the life of a simple college girl, who fell in love with the rich person, turns her world upside down.
The book that is known for its daring, bold and erotic descriptions, actually depicts about human bondage, dominance, sadism and submission. Popularity of the book has also been adapted into a famous Hollywood film that goes by the same name and does feature many bold romantic scenes.
First part of the trilogy, this book has sold over 125 million copies worldwide after it was first published in 2011 as a self-published e-book. Later Vintage Books acquired the publishing rights for the popular books.
Book 2: Fifty Shades Darker
Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Ana Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a US publishing house.
But desire for Grey still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, she cannot resist. Soon she is learning more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades than she ever thought possible.
But while Grey wrestles with his inner demons, Ana must make the most important decision of her life. And it's a decision she can only make on her own ...
Book 3: Fifty Shades Freed
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued and ultimately, repelled by Christian's singular erotic tastes Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees. Now, Ana and Christian have it all - love, passion, intimacy, wealth and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her fifty shades will not be easy and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Ana must somehow learn to share Christian's opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own identity. And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past. Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice and fate conspire to make Ana's deepest fears turn to reality.
Book 4: Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey As Told By Christian
‘Grey’ is the latest addition in the world famous erotic literature series the ‘Fifty Shades- Trilogy’ by E L James. ‘Grey’ is the fourth book in the series and is the events of the first novel retold from the viewpoint of the male protagonist, Christian Grey. The subtitle of the book reads ‘Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian’. The narrator is a controlling dominant who likes his world organised and neat. Until he falls for Anastasia and his life is turned upside down as he experiences feelings that he had never experienced before in his entire life. The book is an entertaining and exciting tale of love, sexual fantasies and desires around theme of dominance and control. The readers who are already aware of the events that take place in the novel would find this one inciting and interesting because the novel gives them an opportunity to get inside the mind of the ever-so-closed Christian Grey, whose nature is intriguing and mysterious to the readers, but now they can view it all in his own words. The Fifty Shades series has been immensely popular among the global audience
About the Author:
EL James is the pen name of Erika Mitchell, who was born in 1963 in London. After having studied history at University of Kent, she took up a job as a studio manager assistant with National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, before turning to writing in January 2009. Success of the Fifty Shades trilogy has turned James into a celebrity writer, who has even figured on the Times list of The Worlds 100 Most Influential People in 2012. In her own words James describes the trilogy as 'my midlife crisis, writ large. All my fantasies in there and that’s it.’
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