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Matt Cooper: Prince Harry boosts his coffers while taking no prisoners among press and peers

It’s hard to blame Harry for hitting back against the monarchy and the media that made a sport out of his life for entertainment and profit

The most important detail to the publishers of Spare is almost certainly the profit the book returns for the €20 million advance they paid to Prince Harry, and the extra they are currently spending on promoting the book. An editorially well-regarded book is a bonus when you make that level of investment.

Based on early sales, it looks as if Spare will be an enormous success, generating massive profits. The ghost-written memoir by Prince Harry ...