First Impressions

December 17, 2004

This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an American writer who was brought up in England and educated at Dulwich College:

“It was about eleven o'clock in the morning, mid-October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills.” 

Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The Times Higher , 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 December 20.

The winner of last week’s competition, who identified Samuel Beckett’s Watt , was Janet Thomas of the department of information studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.


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