First Impressions

April 11, 2003

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from an epistolary novel:

"You better not never tell nobody but God."

* 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

The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher.

The closing date is April 15.

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Laurence Sterne's The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy , is Mike Sharrocks of Reading.

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