This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from one of the first existentialist novels:
"I am a sick man... I am a spiteful 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 emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is 6 August.
The winner of the last competition, who identified Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison is Katherine Wheawell of Great Sankey, Warrington