First Impressions

October 29, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel in French by an Irish playwright: " I am in my mother's room. It's I who live there now."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is November 2 .

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 D. H. Lawrence's The Plumed Serpent , is Julia Gallacher from Shropshire.


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