A GoodReads Choice Awards Finalist for Best Romance
“In a class by itself.” –“Entertainment Weekly”
From the Back Cover
Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, this is a novel that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you for ever.
When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind – until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out.
Unworldly and innocent, Ana is shocked to find she wants this man. And, when he warns her to keep her distance, it only makes her want him more.
But Grey is tormented by inner demons, and consumed by the need to control. As they embark on a passionate love affair, Ana discovers more about her own desires, as well as the dark secrets Grey keeps hidden away from public view …
About the Author
E.L. James, also known as Erika Leonard, is a British author and former television executive. Time magazine named her in their list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2012. E.L. James was born Erika Mitchell in 1963. She studied in the University of Kent, after which she began working at the National Film and Television School as a studio manager’s assistant. She has been named the 2012 Publishing Person of the Year by Publishers Weekly.