First Impressions

June 4, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel that established a certain hair colour in everyday conversation:

" A gentleman friend and I were dining at the Ritz last evening and he said that if I took a pencil and a paper and put down all of my thoughts it would make a book ."

The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is June 8

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 Renoir, My Father by Jean Renoir, is Brian Murdoch of Stirling.

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