First Impressions

May 28, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a film director with painting in the family:

"In April 1915 a Bavarian sniper did me the favour of putting a bullet through my leg."

The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is June 1.

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 Evelyn Waugh's Black Mischief , is John Kentleton of the University of Liverpool.

 

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