First Impressions

May 15, 1998

This week's First Impressions, the competition in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a Nobel prize-winning writer fascinated by the psychology of the crowd:

"There is nothing that a man fears more than the touchof the unknown."

The winner receives a £20 book token and the closing date is May 19.

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 Jacob Riis's How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York , is Lisa Ganobcsik-Williams of Conway, Wales.

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