Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Fifty shades of Grey conversation....

It was just another night in the sleepy middle class suburb where I live myself and my friend went to choir after which she decided she needed to buy three cucumbers and some coriander. So as the dutiful friend I went with her normal chit chat ensued until..

" Have you read that book ?" she excitedly enquired  ..

"Oh that book, errm No " I replied.

"Why ?" she enquired ?

"Because I don't want to !" I gently retorted.

"It can't be all that bad if it encourages people to read" she whispered as we approached the cucumbers.

"Right ... I'll stick with my Sherlock Holmes , Thanks"

Bemused she purchased the coriander  three cucumbers which she had carefully selected for size and firmness.

Fifty Shades of Grey it seems cucumber is a favourite !








Unless you have been living on another planet you will not have avoided conversations that involves that book. No it's not Jamie Oliver latest culinary master piece sadly as I would love to get tied up in some cracking recipes. No it's the literary phenomenon that is ' Fifty Shades of Grey' or so I have been told.

Fads come and go but I will sit this one out I think such themes always repeat themselves for the next generation for example 9 1/2 weeks ! No doubt after reading this book it will encourage particularly women to read and have them perhaps reaching for literary classics such as Pride and Predjudice..


2 comments:

  1. Love it! I haven't read it, I am not sure I will, but any book that gets people reading is good by me :)

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  2. I still haven't read Harry Potter, the last literary fab that people who hadn't read a book since school got all excited about.

    I downloaded the first couple of chapters of 50 Shades... on my kindle as a free trial, and to be honest, the writing isn't all that good, so I'm not planning on spending real money on the full book.

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