EL James Announces ‘Fifty Shades’ Follow-Up Told From Christian Grey’s Point …
June 3, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Author E. L. James attends a UK Premiere of “Fifty Shades Of Grey” during Odeon Leicester Square on Feb 12, 2015 in London, England.
When Anastasia Steele was blindfolded in certain erotic scenes in E L James’s “Fifty Shades” trilogy, what was billionaire Christian Grey seeing? Readers might get a possibility to find out in “Grey,” James’s follow-up book to her best-selling series, told from Christian’s indicate of view.
The author announced a approaching proclamation of “Grey” with an Instagram post featuring a print of a book’s cover: a close-up shot of a blue-green eye with a underline “Fifty Shades of Grey As Told By Christian.” “Grey” will strike bookstores on Christian’s birthday, Jun 18th.
Vintage Books pronounced in a matter that a author wrote a book in response to reader demand. “This book is dedicated to those readers who asked…and asked…and asked for this,” James writes in a book’s opening pages. “Christian is a formidable impression and readers have always been preoccupied by his desires and motivations, and his uneasy past,” she said. “Also, as anyone who has ever been in a attribute knows, there are dual sides to each story.”
Since a debut, a “Fifty Shade”s trilogy—which famously started as “Twilight” fan fiction—has sole over 125 million books worldwide, according to a publisher. A underline film starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, and destined by Sam Taylor-Johnson, was expelled in Feb to churned reviews.
“Will being with Ana diffuse a horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian each night?” a book’s behind cover asks. “Or will his dim passionate desires, his constraint to control, and a self-loathing that fills his essence expostulate this lady divided and destroy a frail wish she offers him?” Fans won’t have to wait prolonged to find out.
The discerning turnaround from proclamation to proclamation is singular in a edition world. “Given a privacy and immediacy of a publication, we’ve worked tough to safeguard that a book will be good represented in a sell marketplace on Jun 18th,” pronounced Tony Chirico, President of a Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The book will be expelled concurrently in a U.K. by Penguin Random House U.K.
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