This week’s competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a classic tale of childhood:
"When I was four months old, my mother died suddenly and my father was left to look after me all by himself..."
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 14 May.