Jonathan Raban: ‘Red Tory’
22 April 2010
Show More Red Tory: How Left and Right Have Broken Britain and How We Can Fix it by Phillip Blond.
Faber, 309 pp., £12.99, April 2010, 978 0 571 25167 4Show More
“... It’s been a quarter-century since I last listened to The Archers on Radio 4, so I’m out of touch. I read in the papers that Phil Archer, or at least Norman Painting, who played him, died recently, but is Jill still around? Where’s Shula? What’s with Eddie Grundy? Old Walter Gabriel must be long gone, but what happened to his scapegrace son, Nelson? Are the village shop and post office still ...”