Prince Harry’s memoir, titled “Spare,” has caused quite a stir in the literary world.
he book, co-written with journalist John Mehringer and published by Penguin Random House, was released on January 10th, and has already become a bestseller, even entering the Guinness Book of Records.
Despite some pre-release leaks of the Duke’s revelations, the public was eager to purchase the book, resulting in the sale of 400,000 copies in just one week.
Before publication, Prince Harry received $20 million for his work, and a solid percentage of sales, amounting to $16 million.
The managing director of the publishing house, Larry Finlay, stated that the success of the book was beyond their expectations, with only J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series outselling it.
The original version of “Spare” was twice as large, but was eventually reduced from 800 pages to 400, in an effort by the Duke and the editor to avoid completely severing ties with his relatives.
Despite the reduction in size, Prince Harry has hinted that there may be a continuation to his memoirs.
He stated that the content in “Spare” is enough for at least one more autobiography, and fans of the Sussexes will be eagerly waiting to see if this comes to fruition.
In conclusion, Prince Harry’s memoir “Spare” has been a massive success, with a large financial payout for the Duke and a record-breaking number of sales.
The public’s interest in the book shows that the younger prince’s life and experiences still continue to captivate and intrigue people around the world.