First Impressions

February 11, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work about underworld life written by a prime novelist: " 'Get away from here you dirty swine,'she said ."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwells book voucher and
the closing date is February 15 .

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 correctly identified John Reed's Ten Days that Shook the World , is Lily Martin from Rochdale.

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