First impressions

December 10, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a friendly novel first published in 1929: " There, far below, is the knobbly backbone of England, the Penine range ."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwells voucher and
the closing date is December 14 .

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 Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dust, is Kieran Corrigan of Fermanagh College, Enniskillen.


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