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  • Published: 18 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781784753252
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $19.99

Grey

'Fifty Shades of Grey' as told by Christian




SEE THE WORLD OF FIFTY SHADES OF GREY ANEW THROUGH THE EYES OF CHRISTIAN GREY FROM THE 125 MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR, E L JAMES.

In Christian’s own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled hundreds of millions of readers around the world.

CHRISTIAN GREY exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty – until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him – past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian’s cold, wounded heart.

Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?

  • Pub date: 18 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781784753252
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

E L James

E L James is an incurable romantic and a self-confessed fan-girl. 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 no. 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 forty-eight languages and have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.

E L James has been recognised as one of Time magazine’s ‘Most Influential People in the World’ and Publishers Weekly’s ‘Person of the Year’. Fifty Shades of Grey stayed 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 Grey was 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 co-produced for Universal Studios the Fifty Shades movies, which made more than a billion dollars at the box office. The third instalment, 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.

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Praise for Grey

“Christian Grey’s candid narrative gives the familiar story a raw, passionate and much sexier context … the Ana that Christian Grey sees: sexy, seductive, witty and in his own words “a siren”. She displays a compelling blend of vulnerability and backbone and finally feels like a character women can get behind … Best of all the book allows readers direct access to Christian Grey’s deepest, darkest thoughts … It is fascinating to read the story with fresh eyes too, having glimpsed Christian’s traumatic childhood and gained an understanding of his motivations. More realistic and far racier than anything EL James has written before, Grey was definitely worth the wait. Frankly it gives the first three books a much-deserved spanking.”

Daily Express

“I love, love, loved it!”

Liz Jones, The Mail on Sunday

“This new book, as with the trilogy and the movie, puts women's sexual desires out into the open, which can only be a good thing.”

Liz Jones, The Mail on Sunday


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