donderdag 9 augustus 2012

Book Review: Fifty Shades of Grey By E L James

My second book Review, Its about Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James I know that this book is both loved and hated in equel measurments. So please if your from the hate side be so kind to keep your comments nice cause there are people out there who love them and identify themselfs with this book. I am not bashing the books you love am I ;) 

I don't remember where I found these books and how I came across them, Maybe someone mentioned it on twitter but yes those are minor details. I googled them and was curious like most people. As we speak now i've read each book three times so reviews about those other two are to come as well.

When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.

Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.

Above is what the back says about it, hmm the first part sounds like some kind of an adult novel and what does that 'on his own terms' mean. If you look at the second part of we find erotic and a hesistate Ana. Dark desires? It doesn't give to much away does it.

To say at least the book starts very much innocent, just the progress of Ana and Christian who get to know each other. It isn't that intresting.When you move along there comes more and more things that are not normal, in a way, Christian is bossy, very bossy and controling (Hmm most of us would run wouldn't they, I hate controling men) He doesn't do hearts and flowers and that also seems a little off to most people. Well yeah what ever happens after discussing of contracts (yes what contracts you wonder) and signing contracts and lots of negotiations you will end up with a lot of erotic reading material. If it is in or out of your book you must find out yourself.

My opinion is that I loved the book and that some part in me could relate to what was written into those pages but that is something personal I wont feel comfortable putting online in this way ;) The whole BDSM part in this book isnt a good reflection of how it really is. I've heard from people who are included in a Dom/sub relationship that this isn't BSM at all.., So Believe those people not the books!
Yes I KNOW the grammer in these books isn't up to the standard of most people in the world but it got published and people love it so yes. Me I am not bothered by them.
Yes what is there more to say about them, page turner if your into it. Its addicting and you want to read book 2 as fast as possible due to the end of the first book. 
So beware ;)

You will either love or hate it, share your opinion below.

7 opmerkingen:

  1. As I'm from the haters side I'm not gonna say to much about this. Like you said, you're not hating on the books I like as well. I read a lot of reviews and tried reading some parts, but I can't handle all the grammar mistakes and use of words. I'm not into erotic books and have no sympathy for the characters at all.
    But luckily everyone has their own opinion, but this book is not meant for me. ;)

    1. thanks for staying nice, haha ;) I know I have had some hard discussion about this book. Gehehe with ezra :P but yes like i said you either love or hate it :)

  2. I love the books but indeed all the grammar mistakes. *sigh* Thought that was really annoying while reading it actually.
    But hey, I'm liking the books so I'm kinda okay with the grammar mistakes, even though she's British I don't really understand it.

  3. I was really almost obsessed with the books, to be honest. The grammar mistakes were awful indeed, but it didn't stop me from reading. The erotic part didn't do much for me, to be honest, and that wasn't why I was reading the books at all (I'm sure there are people that don't believe that). For me, it was really interesting to see this incredibly intense and difficult man evolve into something completely different, yet staying somehow 'the same'. I loved the books, but it's really something that you'll either love or hate. And you have to try and ignore the grammar mistakes :P

  4. I'm not the biggest fan of the books, to put it nicely. I've read some parts of the books, and they're not for me. But like you said, to each his own, everybody liking something different makes the world go around, right? :)

  5. I still dont get why a book can have so many spelling ,istakes, where were the editiors? Anyhow, still havent read so don't know about the rest