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At first it was hard for me to follow, but then it just sucked me in & I couldn't put it down!Published 5 hours ago by Ariel Dailey
I really liked this book!! The future dystopic society where people are devided into what colour they precived, and colour preception dictates the life they get to live is so... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Hanna Emilie Fjeld
There was a tremendous amount of interesting descriptive writing but action-wise it was disappointing. It felt like it was all just leading up to preparing for the next book. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Kimberlee A. Powell
Fantastic, mind-blowing, completely original novel. Can't wait for others in the series!Published 19 days ago by Cristina Hanganu
Extremely slow start (and by "start" I mean the first 75% of the book); a rather anti-climatic, abrupt end; and a lot of typos (mostly words stuck together with no spaces... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Spruillie03
Shades of Grey is truly brilliant, and completely different from anything I have read before. A little dystopia, a little thriller, a little romance, and a generous serving of... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Abdulrahman Alhussain
Have not enjoyed an alternative world since Robbins was at the top of his form. Loved this book. Look forward to the next in series.Published 1 month ago by Daniel M. Siegel
Shades of grey was a bit more difficult to be pulled into than Fforde's other novels I've enjoyed (I've read both the Thursday Next series and the Nursery Crimes books). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jenni M. Parks
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|When or when will the next sequel become available in the America?||
Mr. Fforde stated in July 2012 that the next Shades of Grey book would be a prequel (set 700-800 years before the original, in the months preceding the Something That Happened) and that he will work on it in 2014. His website states it will be released some time in 2015.
Nov 28, 2012 by KT | See all 4 posts
|Does this sound like "The Giver?"||
It has some similarities--namely the lack of color vision. But given Fforde's writing style, I'm sure it will be markedly different. Plus, even with the color vision setup, in The Giver no one was aware that there was any such thing as color, whereas here what color you can see is a... Read More
Sep 11, 2009 by Aurora | See all 5 posts
Tell me about it. According to his website, they've decided to delay the publication and it's definitely not coming out this year. You can look at it here: http://www.jasperfforde.com/wha
Oct 17, 2008 by C. Brock | See all 6 posts