First Impressions

September 29, 2000

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novelist with a fascination for Venice: " An unassuming young man was travelling, in midsummer, from his native city of Hamburg to Davos-Platz in the canton of the Grisons... "

The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is October 3 .

Entries should be sent to
First Impressions
The THES
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1 9XY

faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Herman Melville's Moby-Dick , was N. J. Mitchell of the University of Wales at Aberystwyth .

      

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