First Impressions

January 12, 2007

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a high-school drama for people who've long since graduated:

"The young mothers were telling each other how tired they were."

* 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 closing date is January 22. There was no winner in last week's competition, the answer to which was Ann Oakley's The Men's Room , so the winner of this week's will receive a £50 book voucher.

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