Jacob and Esau

Giles Merritt

  • Upwardly Mobile by Norman Tebbit
    Weidenfeld, 280 pp, £14.95, October 1988, ISBN 0 297 79427 2
  • Reflect on things past: The Memoirs of Lord Carrington
    Collins, 406 pp, £17.50, October 1988, ISBN 0 00 217667 X

Lord Carrington and Norman Tebbit must be the Jacob and Esau of the Tory Party. Peter Carrington is beyond question a smooth man, and Tebbit is, if not hairy, certainly very prickly.

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