First Impressions

November 6, 1998

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a Booker-winning first novel of a trilogy:

"In deck-chairs all along the front the bald pink knees of Bradford businessmen nuzzled the sun."

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 identified John Milton's Paradise Lost , is Maggie Butcher of Gresham College, London.

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