First Impressions

February 13, 2004

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a new translation of an ancient poem renowned for its sensuousness:

"Changes of shape, new forms, are the theme which my spirit impels me now to recite."

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 receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is February 17.

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Kazuo Ishiguro's A Pale View of Hills , is Colin Bundy of London.

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.

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