First Impressions

June 18, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work that chronicled the trial of a notorious 20th-cntury criminal:

" 'Beth Hamishpath' - the House of Justice: these words shouted by the court usher at the top of his voice make us jump to our feet as they announce the arrival of the three judges..."

The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is June 22.

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

faxed to 0171-782 3300
or emailed to theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Primo Levi's If This Is a Man , is Roy Todd of Leeds.


 

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