This week's competition comes from a novel that is true, up to a point: " While still a young man, John Courtney Boot had, as his publisher proclaimed, 'achieved an assured and enviable position in contemporary letters' ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's book voucher and
the closing date is January 18 .
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 Gunter Grass's My Century , was Roy Todd of the University of Leeds.