x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Complete Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy now on sale in UAE

All three novels from the best-selling erotic trilogy by the British author EL James is now on sale in the UAE.

The best-selling erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey is now available across the country, after previously being removed from bookstore shelves because of its racy content.

A bookstore at Abu Dhabi's Marina Mall has been displaying the books and stocked plenty of copies.

Most bookstores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi contacted by The National said they are selling the book and have sufficient stock.

Marie Betis, a sales assistant at Jashanmal bookstores at Al Ghurair City Centre in Dubai, said: “All editions are available at the bookstore. Sometimes we ran out of stock but now it’s available.”

Some, however, have decided not to carry the book.

“Due to its adult contents we did not order any of its editions. Since the beginning we do not have it at our store,” said Mell Mendosa, a clerk at Book Worm in Khaldiyah Mall.

The Fifty Shades trilogy was written by the British author EL James.

The first book has been available for some time, but the second and third books were not available until recently.

anwar@thenational.ae