This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is by an author who snooped around the seedy streets of criminal Chicago: " The Treloar Building was, and is, on Olive Street, near Sixth, on the west side. "
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is October 31.
Entries should be sent to:
Admiral House, 66-68
East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020-7782 3300
or emailed here .
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Anne Bronte's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall , is Alistair Young of Blairmore, Argyll.