Prince Harry’s controversial autobiography ‘Spare’ has become the fastest selling non-fiction book in the UK. It sold 4 lakh copies on the first day of its release on Tuesday. These also include printed books, e-books and audio books.
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Prince Harry’s controversial autobiography ‘Spare’ has become the fastest selling non-fiction book in the UK. Transworld Penguin Random House, which publishes the book, said that Spare has sold a total of 4,00,000 copies on its first day of release on Tuesday, January 10. This includes hardback, audiobook, and eBook downloads. In view of the tremendous sales of this book, it has now been decided to open many shops at night.
harry potter best selling record
Let us tell you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which holds the record for the highest sales, has a record of selling 11 million copies in a day. Although this is the figure sold all over the world. In addition, the next Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, sold 1840,000 copies in its first week in the UK in 2007.
Best selling book of a decade
Penguin Managing Director Larry Finlay said: “We always knew this book would be hugely popular, but it’s sold faster than we expected. To our knowledge, no other book other than Harry Potter has sold more than one book.” It’s sold out so quickly.” Book sales experts have predicted that Spare could be one of the best-selling pre-order titles of the last decade.
book at half price
Spare has been launched in 16 different languages. Apart from this, an audiobook has also been released in the voice of Prince Harry. Harry’s autobiography Spares was reportedly priced at $34, but is now being sold at bookstores for half the price. It is also available on Amazon for $17. Although no figures have yet been officially confirmed, publisher Penguin Random House is rumored to have paid Harry a $20 million advance for Spares.
Prince Harry made many revelations in the book
Experts believe that Penguin would have to sell 1.3 million printed copies of the 416-page book to make a profit. Along with this, 4 lakh e-books will also have to be sold. In this book, Prince Harry has written about the secrets and controversies of the British royal family. Prince Harry is the son of King Charles of England and the younger brother of Prince William. Prince Harry left the royal family in 2020 with his wife Megan. Now in his autobiography, he has explained in detail about the events from childhood till leaving the royal family.
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Prince Harry’s controversial memoir Spare has become fastest-selling non-fiction book
Story first published: Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 14:04 [IST]