Prince Harry has been warned that there is a ‘very real risk’ of not getting the same level of support as Spare in trying to write a sequel to his memoir. Acknowledging that he had saved material in doing so, he hinted at the possibility of adding to his already explosive assessment of life as a senior member of the royal family. But memoir expert Rutger Bruening says readers tend to “borrow” people’s stories and may ignore Duke’s attempts to present his side of the story. It pointed out.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, Bruning said:
“There is always the risk that the reader will grow tired of reading more of the same, especially if the memoirist doesn’t seem to reach the point of catharsis or ending, and is just venting his grievances and gossip.”
“Certainly there is a very real risk that the general public will lose interest in Harry, especially if, as I said before, further revelations he may share in future sequels are trivial. If it looks like that, or just score resolution.
“Despite huge sales around the world, at least in the UK, people are very critical of what Harry has accomplished, criticizing him for failing to address the cost of living challenges that the average person is experiencing. The voices of those who feel are coming together, and his memoir further proves that ‘people like him’ are different than ‘people like us.'”
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But the Story Terrace founder also suggests Prince Harry’s choice to delve into his royal experience by writing a memoir may have helped add “more weight” to his claims. Did.
“He clearly feels that the public has misunderstood him (and Meghan Markle), and will use his memoir and accompanying media appearances to set the record straight, or at least tell his side of the story. I am presenting
“Writing is a form of light therapy for many people. It’s no surprise that Harry feels the same way.”
Despite the book’s success, Prince Harry’s popularity has taken a huge hit, with recent polls showing that support plummeted in both the UK and the US after the release of Spare.
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In the last survey conducted in December, Harry recorded +38 net approvals. This marks a 45-point drop for him in just over a month with Spare’s release.
In an interview with The Telegraph after Spare’s release, Prince Harry said, “It could have been two books.”
He appeared to suggest that the first draft of his biography was double the final 400-page manuscript published on January 10th.
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The Duke added:
“Because I doubt they’ll ever forgive me. Some of the things I put in there, anyway, I can argue they’ll never forgive me.”
In a series of promotional interviews ahead of Spare’s publication, Prince Harry reiterated his disappointment with the royal family’s perceived inability to welcome wife Meghan Markle after their marriage.
He also provided further insight into his ongoing feud with Prince William, referring to the Prince of Wales as both his “beloved brother” and “nemesis” when discussing him in his book. branded.