Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2011 erotic romance novel. Come on in, shop online and check out related featured products! It is the first instalment in the Fifty Shades trilogy that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.
E. L. James is the British author who created a compendium of her sexual fantasies, called the book Fifty Shades of Grey, and watched in shock as the book and its two sequels (Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed) sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, making her more than $100 million. E.L. James was born Erika Leonard in London, England, in 1963. Originally a TV executive, she began writing erotic stories inspired by the Twilight fiction series and publishing them online. She self-published Fifty Shades of Grey as an e-book in 2011. The book became a phenomenon, topping best-seller charts and breaking records after the publication of a paperback.
It is notable for its explicit scenes featuring elements of sexual practices. Originally self-published as an e-book and a print-on-demand, publishing rights were acquired by Vintage Books in March 2012.
Valentine’s Day 2015 marks the release of the movie version of the book amid tremendous anticipation. How many other books have caused this much interest?
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