>E.L. James’s soft-porn hit has inspired plenty of tongue-in-cheek imitators. Three worth a look:
Fifty Sheds of Grey
by C.T. Grey
Racy doings in all manner of outbuildings: “From that first encounter I was hooked—I just couldn’t get enough of sheds and mowers. Or S&M for short.”
Fifty Shades of Louisa May
by L M Anonymous
“Though it might shock some, I am well acquainted with the workings of man’s nether regions.” Alcott unbuttoned.
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey
by Fanny Merkin
Will all those shames—among them shopping at Wal-Mart and having a way with interior decorating—doom Earl and Anna’s love?