First Impressions

April 16, 2004

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a story of three generations:

"At the age of fifteen my grandmother became the concubine of a warlord general, ..."

The winner receives a £25 voucher. The closing date is April 20.

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 identified William Empson's Seven Types of Ambiguity , is Lauri Ramey of Cardiff University.

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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