Fifty Shades spin-off written by EL James
1 June 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
EL James announced the new book via social media on Monday
Author EL James has announced that she has written a new version of her erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey.
The new book, titled Grey, tells the story through the eyes of sadistic billionaire Christian Grey.
James said that since the publication of the original novel in 2011 “thousands of readers” had written to her requesting to hear Christian’s point of view.
Grey will be published on 18 June – the date of the character’s birthday.
Fifty Shades of Grey told the story of the steamy relationship between Grey and “unworldly, innocent” literature student, Anastasia Steele.
It was followed by two sequels – Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed – with the trilogy achieving worldwide sales of more than 125m.
Dakota Johnson (left) and Jamie Dornan in a scene from Fifty Shades of Grey
On the opening page of the new novel, James writes, “This book is dedicated to those readers who asked… and asked… and asked… and asked for this.”
Monday’s official announcement said the author would offer her fans “the opportunity to see the world of Fifty Shades anew through the eyes of its intriguing and enigmatic protagonist”.
“Christian is a complex character,” said James, “and readers have always been fascinated by his desires and motivations, and his …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment