This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from the first of 100 stories about the past century: " 1900. I, trading places with myself, was in the thick of things, year in and year out ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's bookvoucher and
the closing date is January 11 .
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 identifed Arthur C. Clarke's 2001: A Space Odyssey , was Andrew Haynes of London.