First Impressions

April 23, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel that owes its success to word-of-mouth recommendations:

"Dr Iannis had enjoyed a satisfactory day in which none of his patients had died or got any worse."

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

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 Mary Wollstonecraft's The Wrongs of Woman , is C. M. Tyler of Cornwall.

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