HA HA HA HA! This book was really funny, actually laugh out loud funny! Pretty sure this wasn't the reaction the author was wanting to evoke but thereHA HA HA HA! This book was really funny, actually laugh out loud funny! Pretty sure this wasn't the reaction the author was wanting to evoke but there it is! Comedy value equals 3 stars in LauraPaura Land!
The writing was pretty weak, not sure if I got a dud copy but there were so many typos that I was beginning to wonder if the publishers employ any proof readers/copy editors.
Apparently film rights have been sold but not sure how this will translate to a mass market of cinema goers, as the plot is so thin and the sex ever present (Anastasia walks into the study wearing only his T shirt and BOOM! sex on the desk; Christian and Anastasia get into a lift and BOOM! sex in the lift, and so on) that it can surely only work as a porno movie - cue tinny seventies music! It's almost enough to induce some serious rolling of the eyes - but wait, we know what happens then. Sorry Sir! ;-D
Also can't help but think that the scenario only works because Christian Grey is a super hot, successful multi "gazillionaire". Not sure it would have been quite so popular if he'd been greasy haired, dole collecting Chris Grey from bumpkin land. I mean then it would just be perverted! ;-)
Obviously I will be reading the follow ups. I'm nothing, if not dedicated to a literary series! Plus Fifty Shades Darker might be even funnier! ...more