First Impressions

January 22, 1999

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel written by a former ambulance driver:

"In the late summer of that year we lived in a house in a village that looked across the river and the plain to the mountains."

The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is January 26.

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 James Fenimore Cooper's The Spy , is Lisa Stacey of Leicester.

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