On more than 400 pages, Prince Harry is supposed to process, among other things, how the royal family allegedly forced the then twelve-year-old in 1997 to walk through the streets of London behind the coffin of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales.
Prince Harry’s memoirs have been discussed for months, and now the book is due to appear on January 10 under the title “Spare”. Quite a few expect numerous – sometimes spicy – details from the British royal family.
SEven the title sets the tone for the memories of the California royal Prince Harry. As the New York publishing house Penguin Random House announced on Thursday, the memoirs of the son of British King Charles III, which have been much discussed for months, will be published. on January 10 under the heading “Spare” (roughly translated as “spare part”).
In Germany, the book is to be sold as a “reserve”. The unusual title is said to refer to the 38-year-old Duke of Sussex’s role in royalty. As the younger brother of the heir to the throne Prince William, he did not receive the same attention during childhood and adolescence as the forty-year-old. “The consequences of the book could be far-reaching and extremely destructive,” British commentator Richard Fitzwilliams warned in the Daily Mail.
Penguin Random House announced Prince Harry’s memoir as an inspirational, uplifting biography after signing the contract last year. On Thursday, the publisher described the book, for which the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, who died in early September, received a $20 million advance, as “a personal journey from trauma to healing.”
On more than 400 pages, Prince Harry is supposed to process, among other things, how the royal family allegedly forced the then twelve-year-old in 1997 to walk through the streets of London behind the coffin of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales. The former soldier and his American wife Meghan surprised the royal family in early 2020 by announcing that they were retiring from royal duties.
The relationship between the ducal couple of Sussex, who now live with their children Archie and Lilibet in Montecito near Los Angeles, is considered tense after allegations of racism and exclusion by British relatives.