First Impressions

May 12, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novelist who has just bowed out of life's dance: "Duck, flying in from the south, ignored four or five ponderous explosions over at the quarry."

The winner receives a £25 book voucher and
the closing date is May 16 .

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 Carson McCuller's The Hart is a Lonely Hunter , is Steph Morris of Balham, London.

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