First Impressions

January 26, 2001

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a hard-boiled novel (and film) about Los Angeles: " It was one of the mixed blocks over on Central Avenue,the blocks that are not yet all negro ."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is January 30 .

Entries should be sent to
First Impressions
The THES
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX

faxed to 020-7782 3300
or emailed to theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Samuel Butler's The Way of All Flesh, is Adele Wills of Richard Huish College, Taunton, Somerset.

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