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Offers a look at the events of "Fifty Shades of Grey" through the eyes of the dominant Christian Grey.
"See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey. In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world. 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?"--Page [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2015.
Edition: First Vintage Books edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781101946343
Branch Call Number: FIC JAMES
Characteristics: 558 pages ; 21 cm


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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.

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.

Apr 02, 2016

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

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.

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.

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.

Oct 25, 2015

It is a slow book to read since the Triology of Grey was at a much faster pace. I would like to know more about his past with his biological Mother and moving to Seattle. The nightmares share a little bit of information, however, more information would have been better.

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