First Impressions

August 23, 2002

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel by a severe stammerer:

"I confess that when I first made acquaintance with Charles Strickland I never for a moment discerned that there was in him anything out of the ordinary."

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

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 Toni Morrison's Tar Baby , is Lynne Barnett of Nottingham Trent University.


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