Grey

Grey

Fifty Shades Of Grey As Told By Christian

Book - 2015
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Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty--until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him--past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian's cold, wounded heart. Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?
Publisher: New York :, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, , 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2011.
ISBN: 9781101946343
Characteristics: 558 pages ; 21 cm

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Maxine_33
Jan 02, 2019

I enjoyed the book...while some parts were basically repeated from Fifty Shades of Grey i was ok with that because it was from his point of view and the things that went thru his mind from those same points in Fifty Shades...i wanted to know what was going thru his mind and what he was thinking and if he knew he was changing while he was with Ana and what he did after she left because everyone even he himself said in the second part Fifty Shades Darker that he was lost without her and it gave me all of that...great read

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Red1989
Feb 09, 2018

Never thought that this series could possible get any worse. Boy was I wrong. Three quarters of the book is just word for word cut and paste of the first book, and the inane back and forth of their incessantly boring emails.
Not even erotica, just plain depravity. For god's sake why would you shove ginger root up someones butt?

triptophan Jan 15, 2017

Grey is a repeat of the first book, fifty shades of grey. In this book, Christian Grey retells the story about how he met Ana Steele but, after 300 pages, I got bored. Not an interesting story. The first three stories in the Fifty Shades trilogy: Fifty Shades of grey, Fifty shades Darker, and Fifty Shades Freed, were great and unforgettable. I highly recommend reading the trilogy instead of Grey because the author (E.L. James) told the stories with a lot of passion and with Grey, the author didn't put to much thought into this last book, it seemed like she just rushed through the novel in a hurry.

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stclare
Apr 05, 2016

Bottom line - It could have been better. Too much was a rehash of the first book. Instead of rehashing the same conversations with Ana, what about his individual thoughts after he got home? It would have been a great opportunity for reflections of his past regarding Elena, growing up, anything besides the exact same of Fifty but his thoughts (which were that of a 12 year old and the 'gosh I hope she likes me' comments). Total missed opportunity to do something interesting.

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_Amazon_
Apr 02, 2016

If you don't expect much, you won't be disappointed.

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cruz__control
Feb 16, 2016

This book was exactly what I expected. Not that much new information, but it was interesting to read it from his perspective. I couldn't put it down. I'll read the next one for sure. It's not thought-provoking writing...but that's not why I read the 50 Shades and etc. series anyways!

ginamariek Jan 15, 2016

I liked reading from his point of view. I liked the insight it gave to how he felt once she left him, and how he came to the realization about his true feelings for her. I actually read both this and the original at the same time so I could compare it.

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LDRoberts_1
Jan 11, 2016

Outstanding so far. I am about 1/2 way through the book. I think if you liked the Fifty Shades of Grey Series you should love this book. To all of the people with negative comments haven't you ever heard of the old saying "If you can't say anything nice then don't say anything at all". "Mother of God", why would you want to "rehash" the subject? And, if you think it is "not a well written book" then why don't you write books yourself? I say "go play with your cat"! You know who you are. Me, I'm an E. L. James fan!

allicia25 Jan 05, 2016

I was so excited to see what Christian thoughts were!!!! This book really explains him and how he was always one step ahead of her. Thoughts of how he got into the apartment etc...I hope she makes his perspective for all the books.

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Gensc
Nov 07, 2015

This is exactly what you would expect. Is it great writing? No. Is there anything new that is introduced? No. Could I not put it down? Yes. Will I read the next one? Yes, duh. Soooo if you liked, loved, tolerated the other books in the series then add this to the list to read.

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