Letter: Briefly

DOES the Prime Minister's older brother realise the title of his book Major, Major ('An example to us all', 3 July) comes from Joseph Heller's Catch-22? Paraphrasing Twelfth Night, Heller wrote: 'Some are born mediocre, some achieve mediocrity, and some have mediocrity thrust upon them. Major Major was all three]'

David Morton, Driffield, E Yorks

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