First Impressions

July 4, 1997

This week's First Impressions, the competition in which you have to identify a book from its opening line, comes from a dandy who took part in the Napoleonic campaigns: "On 15 May 1796 General Bonaparte entered Milan at the head of that youthful army which a few days earlier had crossed the bridge at Lodi, and taught the world that, after so many centuries, Caesar and Alexander had a successor."

Entries should be submitted to First Impressions, The THES, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1 9XY, faxed to 0171 782 3300 or emailed to theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner receives a Pounds 20 book token and the closing date is July 8 The winner of last week's competition, who identified Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions, is Sue Martin of Saltash.

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