First Impressions competition: 17 April 2008

April 17, 2008

This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a Whitbread book of the year about a very unique murder mystery:

“It was 7 minutes after midnight.”

Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The Times Higher Education, 26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ, faxed to 020 3194 3300 or e-mailed to chat@timeshighereducation.co.uk

The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is 23 April.

The winner of last week’s competition, who identified The Road by Cormac McCarthy, is Christopher Hyland of Bideford, Devon

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