Sir: Paul Johnson tells us that he is fond of
quoting Mr Major's remark about Trol- lope's characters. I can well believe it. For- tunately, those Radio Four listeners who voted Mr Major 'Man of the Year' second only to the murdered headmaster, Philip Lawrence (with Tony Blair a long way behind), displayed a more mature judg- ment, uninfluenced by the petty snobbery of Mr Johnson and his cronies.
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