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Will you be reading Grey this summer?

Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian Grey, is published today, 18th June, which coincidentally happens to be his birthday in EL James’ Fifty Shades trilogy.

Eager readers got their hands on the latest instalment after it was published on Kindle at midnight, before bookshops open.

El James has rewritten Fifty Shades from Christian’s point of view. The wait alone has had fans in a fluster… a fact that Mr Grey himself would no doubt approve of. The story is punctuated with dreams and flashbacks alluding to his troubled childhood and the nightmares he still suffers. Through these, and his attempts to analyse his feelings for Anastasia Steele, we learn that he is caught in a constant battle with his insecurities.

The trilogy sold 125 million copies worldwide since 2011, was translated into 51 languages, revolutionised countless sex lives, and transformed Jamie Dornan into Hollywood’s hottest man with the movie making £318m at the box office.

Are you a Grey fan? Have you read the first three in the Trilogy?  Did you see the film? Will you be engaging in the fourth? Is it hype or tripe? 

Will you be reading Grey this summer?

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jeaniembe
20th Jul 2015
0
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I bought book number one to see what all the hype was about. What a load of rubbish. Repetitive lack of imagination. Poorly written. I couldn't read very much of it and hence didn't purchase 2 and 3. However there must be a lot of people out there who did enjoy the books, I just don't get them.
BrendaG1
28th Jun 2015
0
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If anyone wants to read erotic fiction for women, then the books by Anais Nin, a Frenchwoman writing in about the 1930s I think, is better reading. One of her more well known books was The Delta of Venus.
zalzado
21st Jun 2015
2
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I have no desire to read them at all, they are not the type of book that I go for.
Ladyb2
20th Jun 2015
2
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I prefer a read that is mind stretching
dancingqueen
19th Jun 2015
3
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I read all three books and really enjoyed them. I took them for what they were, which was essentially a love story with a modern twist! Bit too raunchy for some, I admit, but they were a work of fiction after all. I was working in a library when they first came out so had easier access to them than I would otherwise have had. I certainly wouldn't have bought them. I probably will read this new one but I'm not in a hurry, and again, I won't buy it when I can get it free from the library. Everyone's tastes are different and that's how it should be, but no one should feel embarrassed because they read/enjoyed them or vice versa.
Capricorn
19th Jun 2015
2
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I have just commented? The hype when the Book and Film were published was enough to turn me off. LOL
mariangrove
19th Jun 2015
2
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Only if I lose the will to live!
Capricorn
19th Jun 2015
1
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Judging by the comments I think my lack of interest in reading the book is justified LOL
sparrer
19th Jun 2015
4
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The first three were badly written and difficult to read at times so they were the perfect alternative to a sleeping pill. Just ordered Grey for my kindle, looking forward to a good night's sleep tonight,
Barbara58
19th Jun 2015
4
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I'll be watching paint dry!
Munsterlander
18th Jun 2015
3
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Marley444
18th Jun 2015
4
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On the basis that I read the first 3, I will at some point over the summer read the 4th ... trash really but I am intrigued to find out what made Grey the way he is, and I hope the psychology behind what makes him tick will be revealed in this one. I didn't see the film though ... happy to leave it all in my imagination! 😉
Rita J
19th Jun 2015
2
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I think Marley444 you were right not to see the film and leave it to your imagination as I was quite disappointed - not sure what that says about my imagination!!!!
Baxi
18th Jun 2015
2
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Other ones really badly written - tried to read it - got to chapter 3 and gave up. Not going to bother with this one!
Jo Kingham
18th Jun 2015
1
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Read the first book because of all the hype. Thought it was badly written and a load of old rubbish so didn't bother with the next 2. Still don't understand what all the fuss is about. I definitely won't be bothering with the new book

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