Jeremy Harding: R.W. Johnson
3 May 2017
Show More Look Back in Laughter: Oxford’s Postwar Golden Age by R.W. Johnson.
Threshold, 272 pp., £14.50, May 2015, 978 1 903152 35 5Show More
How Long Will South Africa Survive? The Looming Crisis by R.W. Johnson.
Hurst, 288 pp., £12.99, July 2016, 978 1 84904 723 4Show More
“... during his time in the university’s Conservative Association; an advocate, at the Oxford Union, of the birch and stocks; Chris Huhne, later energy secretary in David Cameron’s cabinet; Jeremy Hunt, the current health secretary. Johnson liked teaching and had a taste for the rough and tumble. His great day was not as a young man who worried about apartheid, or a feisty libertarian outnumbered ...”