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Fifty shades of Grey. #1/ E. L. James.

James, E. L. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 4 of 4 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780345803481 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0345803485 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780606259095 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 514 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: Waxahachie, Tex. : Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House, 2011.
Summary, etc.: When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind -- until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2015 August #1
    Fans of James' erotic Shades of Grey trilogy are literally the only audience for this redundant companion piece. The book is largely identical to Fifty Shades of Grey. Huge sections of dialogue and e-mail threads are reproduced unaltered. But this time, instead of being privy to the inner thoughts of a 22-year-old woman who is being seduced by a BDSM-loving billionaire, we are treated to the thoughts of the guy himself—a guy with a room full of restraints at the ready and a gynecologist on call. In Fifty Shades, the reader is invited to imagine what dark and painful secrets led a man like Christian Grey to shrink from even the tenderest touch. In Grey, Christian recalls the violence he observed and endured at the hands of his "crack whore" mother's boyfriend/pimp. Ultimately, shedding light on his abusive childhood doesn't make Christian more sympathetic or enigmatic. In both books, Ana jokes about Christian's "stalkerish" tendencies. For a young woman being pursued by a guy with his own company and multiple planes, this could be kind of flattering. For the guy who is paying people to hack a recent graduate's flight plan and take away her car, it is childish and controlling and sad in a deeply unsexy way. And, all that being said, there's enough buzz about this sequel to generate demand and warrant buying copies for most public libraries. The novelty, however, has worn off, which means, happily, that not nearly as many multiple copies will be required. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

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 her career. She finally plucked up the courage to put pen to paper with her first novel, Fifty Shades of Grey.

Subject: College students > Fiction.
Businessmen > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Genre: Erotic stories.
Erotic fiction.
Love stories.

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