Scandalous novel "Fifty shades of gray": public comments
The book "Fifty shades of gray" can be rightfullyto call the most scandalous novel of recent years. A sensational erotic bestseller by E.L. James has caused critics and the public a storm of conflicting emotions, and on sales has overtaken the "Harry Potter" himself! This work is not only actively discussed around the world, but also going to be screened, so that very soon we will be able to see Anu, Christian and other loved characters personally.
If you have not read "Fifty shadesgray ", readers 'and critics' reviews can shock you: this novel can not leave anyone indifferent - it is either adored or considered a shame of modern literature. This is a rather contradictory book, shocking, but at the same time incredibly appealing. so much by the very fact of the presence of frank scenes, how many by their character.Certainly, every modern person has heard about the culture of BDSM at least once in his life - a rather unusual model of relations between a man and a woman based on submission and home The representative of this culture is the protagonist of the novel, which only adds to his charm.
In Russia, the novel was published in August 2012of the year. Nobody expected such a massive wave of discontent almost immediately after the publication of the book "Fifty shades of gray" on the shelves. The reviews were the most disappointing: the author was accused of childishness, the unnaturalness of the characters, the novel's focus on "young fools", etc. However, the popularity of the book continued to grow. The plot of the novel is focused on the relationship between an attractive millionaire Christian Gray with strange sexual inclinations and a young student Anastacia Steel, who falls head over heels in love with the handsome Christian. Further, he offers the girl a rather specific model of relations, including sado-masochistic elements. Ana begins to doubt whether it is worth it to throw herself into the pool, but she is too enamored of Christian to give up.
In the network, the book appeared much earlier than oncounters, and the audience was simply shocked, because it is not often that novels about BDSM-style relations and BDSM fall into the sight of such a vast circle of people. Until now, there are many active forums and websites where readers discuss "Fifty shades of gray." Feedback from users is also quite ambiguous: some admire the boldness, sensuality and frankness of the novel, while others are unhappy with the excessive detailing of sexual scenes. American critics even demanded that the book be withdrawn from libraries, but all their attempts were unsuccessful due to the supporters of freedom of speech.
It is worth saying that the author of the novel, Erica Leonard,already had experience writing erotic works. For example, shortly before "Shades" came out her fanfic on the theme "Twilight". Moreover, there is an opinion that the "Fifty shades of gray," the reviews of which are shocked at times more than the book itself, is also a fanfic in which Bella and Edward still had sex.
Despite the huge number of negativereviews, only in English-speaking countries were sold more than 30 million copies of the book "Fifty shades of gray." Criticism of various resources of the worldwide network can not be called comforting either. Most reviewers agreed that the book is the category of literature that a few years ago was called "tabloid reading".
However, there is some positive numbercritics who were inspired by the book "Fifty shades of gray." Reviews about the novel contain rapturous arguments about the evolution of the tabloid novel and the development of this genre on one level with "traditional" literature. Some even consider the novel a classic of the love-erotic genre.