First Impressions

September 14, 2001

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel about the suppression of books.

"It was a pleasure to burn."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and the closing date is September 18.

Entries, including postal address and institution, should be sent to
First Impressions
Admiral House
66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX

faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Frederick Rolfe's Hadrian the Seventh, was Alexander Cowan of Newcastle upon Tyne.

THES (TSL Education Ltd) and its associated companies may from time to time wish to process, or disclose your data to approved third-party companies, in order to monitor our service and send you future promotions. If you do not wish us to do this, please notify us by writing 'No promotions' on your entry.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments