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Fifty Shades of Grey

Rating: 2.5/5

Title: Fifty Shades Of Grey
Author: E. L. James
Genre: Fiction, Romance, Erotica
Pages: 528
Publisher: Random House
ISBN-13: 9780099579939

I had heard so much about this book being on the bestseller list and all, and one of my friends explicitly suggested reading this one too. I put it on hold because I had to finish reading the other books in hand. But when I was finally done, I thought to explore this particular trilogy. I seriously thought this would be somewhere in the lines of a Mills and Boon but I was astonished! Not sure in a happy way, though.

The story is about Anastasia Steele, a university student, who interviews an immensely rich (and insanely handsome) businessman, Christian Grey, for her college newspaper on behalf of her roommate. From the moment they set eyes both are drawn towards each other. Although Grey displays his affection, he is distant and mysterious especially when he says that he cannot touch her unless she signs a contract. The story takes a rather…