There has been speculation for a few months now that Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James may be writing a fourth novel in the series -- and based on a recent comment she made, it sounds like this new book may actually happen.
Wait a second -- don't get too excited. Because it sounds like if the new book happens, it won't be the next chapter in Ana and Christian's wild love story -- or at least not how most fans would picture things progressing. Nope, it's shaping up to be nothing more than a Fifty Shades of Grey sequel told from Christian Grey's perspective. (As in he'll be narrating this time around.)
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When asked about the new novel, E.L. James said:
All I know is that rather stupidly I put two of the first chapters in Christian's POV at the end of Fifty Shades of Freedom. Every other tweet, if it's not about Matt Bomer or Ian Somerhalder or Ryan Gosling, it's 'Can we have Christian's point of view please?' So maybe I'll do that.
Hmm. Fifty Shades from Christian's point of view, huh? While I'm sure there are quite a few women would be all hot and bothered over his take on his sex-filled days and nights with Ana -- there's also a good chance that others will take offense to the book and see Christian as a disturbed, super-controlling a**hole who is totally demeaning to women.
Instead of living vicariously through Ana and realizing they secretly have a lot of the same sexual fantasies, which in turn makes the books a huge turn-on -- hearing what's going through Christian's head may actually turn fans off to him, and have them concluding that an average, normal, everyday sex life is perfectly fine and satisfying. Instead of lusting after Christian Grey, they'll want to get as far away from him as they possibly can. (And that sure won't help sell any more books.)
What do you think -- would you probably hate Christian Grey if Fifty Shades is told from his perspective? (Or would it turn you on even more?)
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