JK Rowling magic to readers in the UK seems to fade along with the success of erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, Wednesday, exceeding the amount of the sale of seven novel series Harry Potter at amazon.co.uk.
The success that makes the author of Fifty Shades of Grey, EL James, a best-selling author of that page.
The novel is widely dubbed “porn book for mothers” and sold more than 4 million books in the world rated bestseller. Millions of the novel have been sold, for both print and on the Kindle edition on amazon.co.uk site since March 2012.
Adult novel that also broke the record in the UK in June when a paperback most quickly reached sales of one million copies. Fifty Shades of Grey only takes 11 weeks to sell 1 million books.
Rights filming of the trilogy that has purchased Universal and Focus Features, according to U.S. media reports in March. Stories in Fifty Shades of Grey will continue in Shades Darker Fifty and Fifty Shades Freed novel trilogy that will complement it.
The novel also became the most successful book sale amazon.co.uk all time, beating the previous record holder sales figures, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, with a ratio of over two to one book.
“If JK Rowling literary phenomenon of the past decade the EL James is definitely taking the title in this decade,” said Gordon Willoughby, director of Kindle EU said in a statement reported by Reuters.
“In just four months, EL James has been the best-selling author of all time on amazon.co.uk. Was truly remarkable considering we have been selling books for nearly 14 years,” he said.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” is the first book James. The novel revolves around the relationship between a wealthy businessman Christian sadomasochist Grey and literature student Anastasia Steele naive.