This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an ever-changing work, published in 1886: " Mr Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile ..."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwells book voucher and
the closing date is February 22 .
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1 9XY
faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Muriel Spark's The Ballad of Peckham Rye , is John Beer of Cambridge.