First Impressions

November 28, 1997

This week's First Impressions, the competition in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a distinguished left-wing double act:

"Agricultural England in the 19th century presented a unique and amazing spectacle to the enquiring foreigner: it had no peasants."

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 December 2. The winner of last week's competition, who identified R. K. Narayan's My Days - A Memoir is Gordon Johnson, Wolfson College, Cambridge.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments