Fifty Shades

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Fifty Shades is an adult erotic BDSM romance franchise created by British writer E. L. James. It originated as a fanfic for the young-adult teen romance novel series Twilight by American author Stephenie Meyer. That story was turned into a full-length novel titled Fifty Shades of Grey. It has produced a novel series with an original novel trilogy and two follow-up novels, as well as a film trilogy.

Plot summary[edit]

Anastasia Steele, a young college graduate, meets Christian Grey, a young business mogul, and becomes his submissive partner. The series explores the development of their relationship.

Original fan fiction[edit]

The Fifty Shades novel trilogy (Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed) was originally written as a fan fiction work in the Twilight fictional universe. It was originally called Master of the Universe and written as Snowdragons Icequeen.[1][2][3]

Novel series[edit]

Title Release Notes
Fifty Shades of Grey 2011 [4]
Fifty Shades Darker 2012 [5]
Fifty Shades Freed 2012 [6]
Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian 2015 [7]
Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian 2017 [8]

The original trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed, have been published as an omnibus edition called the "Fifty Shades Trilogy".[9]

Film series[edit]

Title Release Notes
Fifty Shades of Grey 2015 [10]
Fifty Shades Darker 2017 [11]
Fifty Shades Freed 2018 [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "It wasn't always 50 shades". 22 things you don't know about "Fifty Shades of Grey". CBS News. p. 16.
  2. ^ Jason Boog (21 November 2012). "The Lost History of Fifty Shades of Grey". AdWeek.
  3. ^ E.L. James; Snowdragon's Icequeen (2009). Master of the Universe.
  4. ^ E.L. James (2011). Fifty Shades of Grey.
  5. ^ E.L. James (2012). Fifty Shades Darker.
  6. ^ E.L. James (2012). Fifty Shades Freed.
  7. ^ E.L. James (2015). Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian.
  8. ^ E.L. James (2017). Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian.
  9. ^ E.L. James (2014). Fifty Shades Trilogy.
  10. ^ Fifty Shades of Grey. 2015.
  11. ^ Fifty Shades Darker. 2017.
  12. ^ Fifty Shades Freed. 2018.

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