This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an unfinished sensation novel:
“An ancient English Cathedral Town?”
Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The Times Higher Education, 26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ, faxed to 020 3194 3300 or e-mailed to email@example.com
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is 18 June.
The winner of the last competition, who identified "Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass” by Isak Dinesen, is David Cank of Hengrove, Bristol.