First Impressions

September 15, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work that features a lady of crime with a taste for disguise: " 'There's no such thing as a perfect murder,' Tom said to Reeves. "

The winner receives a £25 voucher and
the closing date is September 19.

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 Peter Carey's Oscar and Lucinda , is Grace Moore of Exeter University.

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