First Impressions

April 12, 2001

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a Canadian cultural critic:

"The medium, or process, of our time - electric technology - is reshaping and restructuring patterns of social interdependence and every aspect of our personal life."

The winner receives a Blackwell's £25 voucher and
the closing date is April 17.

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

faxed to 0171-782 3300
or emailed to

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent , is Christine Cutbush of the Bartlett, University College London.

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