This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a modern take on epic poetry:
“At the end of this sentence, rain will begin.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is 21 May.
The winner of last week’s competition, who identified Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl, is Cassandra Boon of Bromley, Kent.