This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a science fiction story about an island: "I do not propose to add anything to what has already been written concerning the loss of the Lady Vain."
The winner receives a £25 book voucher and
the closing date is January 16.
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020-7782 3300
or emailed to email@example.com
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men on the Bummel, is John Simons of Ormskirk.