This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a philosopher, mathematician and a man of science: " Common sense is the best distributed thing in the whole world. "
The winner receives a £25 book voucher, and
the closing date is October 17 .
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020-7782 3300
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham, is Rosemary Smith of the University of Plymouth.