On the occasion of the French release of the fourth book in the saga of sadomasochistic romantic EL James, a small encrypted decryption success of the series in book stores and cinema.
The Christian love of history Grey and Anastasia Steele beats all the bests. The French version of the fourth volume of the hit erotic series 50 Shades of Grey of British EL James, out Tuesday and already has registered 13,000 pre-orders in France, have Monday editions JC Lattes
The book, which is titled Grey. 50 Shades of Grey by Christian, comes out at the same time in France, Belgium, Switzerland , countries where it is drawn to a total of 500,000 copies , and Canada ( 75,000 copies ). Pre-orders in France, on Amazon and Fnac sites reach 13,000 copies, told AFP the sales manager editions JC Lattes, Philippe Dorey.
The book tells the sadomasochistic relationship between Anastasia Steele and businessman Christian Grey in terms of Christian.
Already published in the United States and Great Britain on June 18, he was number one in sales for several weeks in these countries before being dethroned by Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee, published July 14. Overseas, Grey had sold over 950,000 copies 19 July. It was also released in Italy July 3 and Spain on July 16.
The output of the French version, originally scheduled for September 10, was finally brought forward to late July, “not to deprive the summer book readers, “said Philippe Dorey, stressing that” there is a lot of waiting. “
A team including including three translators was mobilized to prepare the book time. “It was a small logistical feat,” according to the commercial director.
The first book, 50 Shades of Grey , was released in its French version in October 2012. Volumes II ( 50 darker shades ) and III ( 50 shades brighter ) had been published in France in January and February 2013. The original trilogy was sold to more 125 million copies worldwide . In France, it has passed in total to more than 7.2 million copies , all editions.
The film adaptation of the first volume, released in France in February, reported $ 570 million in the world. The suite is expected on the big screen February 10, 2017.