First Impressions

August 6, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a novelist whose maxim was "Make 'em laugh, make 'em cry, make 'em wait.":

" This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve ."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's book voucher and
the closing date is August 10 .

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 Lewis Caroll's Through the Looking Glass , is mary Wilson of Ilkley West Yorkshire.


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