First Impressions

February 18, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an ever-changing work, published in 1886: " Mr Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile ..."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwells book voucher and
the closing date is February 22 .

Entries should be sent to
First Impressions
The THES
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1 9XY

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

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Muriel Spark's The Ballad of Peckham Rye , is John Beer of Cambridge.

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