Prince Harry has broken records in a matter of days. He has come out with his very own memoir, entitled Spare.
According to Penguin Random House:
“The first full day of sales of Spare represents the largest first-day sales total for any nonfiction book ever published by Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade publisher.”Penguin Random House
What’s in Spare?
There is a mixture of a matter of opinion against and for his ‘truth.’ The Duke of Sussex goes into detail about his life as he explains that although the public has painted him as a fun-loving, carefree party prince, he had suffered from the loss of his mother’s death. His coping mechanisms included drugs, sex, and partying his grief away.
He also discloses his feelings towards his brother and father, in which he paints more of a positive light on King Charles than his brother, Prince William, displaying that he and his brother have a strenuous relationship on and off. Regardless of his negative portrayal of the royal family, they are disregarding Prince Harry’s memoir.
Although this memoir is about Harry, it should also be noted, a ghostwriter was in fact the person who wrote Spare, with the help of Harry recounting his life.
BCC reported that Spare was, “The weirdest book ever written by a royal.” And Twitter users support this claim by recounting the strange imagery that Harry uses and attests too:
Perhaps this memoir piece is just a little too honest. Of course, this is Harry’s truth, and nothing is held back, but some lines shouldn’t be crossed publicly. Especially admitting he was thinking of his mother while he was…
Prince Harry also admitted being a bully to a girl that didn’t get him ‘horny.’
With differing reactions to Prince Harry’s memoir, it’s hard to imagine what exactly was his goal. Prince Harry wishes to get back in touch with his father and brother, yet with such a “weird” book, it paints a negative picture of the entire royal family in the mishandling of Princess Diana’s death, the physical altercation between Prince William and Harry, and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle’s struggles within the walls of the royal house.
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