As well as being a best-selling novel, E. L. James’ ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ has been widely criticised for its bad writing.
Some of our favourites:
His voice is warm and husky like dark melted chocolate fudge caramel… or something.
The orange juice tastes divine. It’s thirst-quenching and refreshing.
And from a very tiny, underused part of my brain – probably located at the base of my medulla oblongata near where my subconscious dwells – comes the thought: He’s here to see you.
But E.L. James isn’t the only best-selling author to take liberties with the English language or to have her writing corrected.
The team from Grammarly put together a fun infographic showing that other famous romance novels have grammar mistakes too.