First Impressions

July 9, 2004

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a classicscience-fiction novel that has just been filmed:

"I looked at my notes and I didn't like them."

The winner receives a half-case of wine. (Please include a telephone number to arrange delivery.) The closing date is July 12.

Entries, including postal address, should be sent to

First Impressions
The Times Higher
Admiral House 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BXJ

Fax: 020 7782 3300
or email:

The winner of last week's competition, who identified G. K. Chesterton's The Man who Was Thursday , is Trevor Wiggins of Dartington College of Arts.

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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