First Impressions

July 21, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from someone with an instinct for the way we talk: " As you are reading these words, you are taking part in one of the wonders of the natural world. "

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

Send entries to:
First Impressions
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX

fax to 020 7782 3300
or email to

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus , is Lucy Ellis of Oxford.

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