This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel addressing post-civil-war American Black identity:
"I am an invisible man."
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 30 July.
The winner of the last competition, who identified The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut, is Helen Catling of Longthorpe, Peterborough.