First Impressions

October 2, 1998

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a polemic by a trio of journalists denouncing a trio of leaders...

"A blazing, ferocious sun beats down on a beach which offers no shade; none except for the few precious square inches beneath the lighthouse and the pier."

The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is October 6.

Entries should be sent to

First Impressions
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1 9XY

faxed to 0171-782 3300
or emailed to

The winner of last week's competition, who identified E. P. Thompson's The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays , is Linda Ware of Plymouth.

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