First Impressions

March 30, 2001

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a satire of Hollywood life:

" Around quitting time, Tod Hackett heard a great din on the road outside his office ."

The winner receives a Blackwell's £25 voucher and
the closing date is April 3 .

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 Alexander Solzhenitsyn's A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch , is Allen Esterson of Hammersmith, London.

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