First Impressions

September 24, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work in which the protagonist feels particularly friendly towards the end of the week: " I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, tho' not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull ."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is September 28 .

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 Elias Canetti's Auto da Fe , is David Barton of Lancaster.

 

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