First Impressions

June 9, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a regal-sounding work by a satirist born in Bengal: " As I write, highly civilised human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me ."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's book voucher and
the closing date is June 13 .

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 John Major's The Autobiography, is Patricia Bridges of the University of Nottingham.

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