E.L. James has finally decided to pen down the point of view of the male character from Fifty Shades who is none other than, Christian Grey.
Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy had the perspective of the female
character, Anastasia Steele and fans have been asking the British
author turned producer of the novel-to-film adaptation to write
down the book from Christian Grey's point of view. EL James
announced Monday that she will release a new version of Fifty
Shades of Grey, written from Christian's point of view. The book,
titled Grey, will be published on June 18, Christian's
The author of the bestseller erotica said in the opening page of
the new book 'Grey', that the work is a response to readers'
requests for a tale told from his perspective.
"This book is dedicated to those readers who asked...and
asked... and asked... and asked for this," she wrote. James broke
the news on social media Monday morning, releasing the below cover
image of the new book on Instagram with a
message, "Hello all. For those of you who have asked, Christian's
POV of #FSOG is published on 18th June for his birthday. It's
called GREY... I hope you enjoy it. #FiftyShades #Grey."
Describing Grey, James said, "Christian is a complex character,
and readers have always been fascinated by his desires and
motivations and his troubled past. Also, as anyone who has ever
been in a relationship knows, there are two sides to every story.
It's been a great pleasure to return to my happy place - writing,
being with Christian and Ana in their universe, and working with
the fantastic team at Vintage."
The Fifty Shades trilogy has sold more than 125 million copies
worldwide and spawned a hit movie from Universal Pictures starring
Dornan and Dakota Johnson. The sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, is set to be
released in 2017.
But for now we are eying on the new book, 'Grey'.