First Impressions

September 8, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an exuberant Australian novel: " If there was a bishop, my mother would have him for tea. "

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is September 12.

Entries should be sent to:
First Impressions,
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield,
London E1W 1BX,

faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River , is Chris Barrow of the University of Wales, Swansea.

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