First impressions

April 25, 1997

This week's First Impressions, the competition in which you haveto identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from an old Roman who rode the streets of his city once again last week aftera major overhaul: "From my grandfather Versus: the lessons of noble characterand even temper."

Entries to: First Impressions, The THES, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1 9XY, fax to 0171 782 3300 or email to

The winner receives a Pounds 20 book token and the closing date is April 29.

The winner of last week's competition,who correctly identified The Travels of Marco Polo, is Charlie Harding of Cardiff.

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