Fifty Shades rewrite Grey breaks record in initial week
June 23, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Grey sole 647,401 copies in a initial 3 days, violence record hilt Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol, that sole 551,000 copies in 5 days in 2009.
Despite being savaged by critics, it has turn a strike in a US, offered some-more than 1.1 million in 4 days.
The total take in paperback, audio and ebook editions.
“We’ve had pretentious support from opposite a trade,” pronounced Susan Sandon from publishers Cornerstone.
“The fad and unrestrained that Grey’s announcement has generated is totally overwhelming and we am gay with these early results.”
The author announced new novel Grey on 1 June, crediting a existence to determined fans who had begged her for some-more from Mr Grey and adore seductiveness Anastasia Steele.
Many reviews criticised a novel, including The Telegraph’s Bryony Gordon who found a story “as voluptuous as a wretchedness memoir” in her one-star review.
Author Jenny Colgan essay in The Guardian pronounced – notwithstanding it being “rather fun” – it was “almost unfit to review Grey and not assume a anecdotist is going to finish adult in jail”.
James’ publishers also announced currently a author will be holding partial in a live Twitter QA in London on 29 June.