First Impressions

February 8, 2002

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a macabre novel of teenage fantasy:

"I had been making the rounds of the Sacrifice Poles the day we heard my brother had escaped."

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and the closing date is February 12.

Entries, including postal address, should be sent to

First Impressions
The THES
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX

faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Lord Beaverbrook's The Abdication of King Edward VIII , is Christopher Wood of London.


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