This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novelist who could tell his Tom Collins from his Harvey Wallbanger: " Though I haven't ever been on the screen I was brought up in pictures ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwells voucher and
the closing date is March 28.
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 winners of last week's competition, who correctly identified Iris Murdoch's The Bell , are Dennis and Marjorie Brooks of Needham Market, Suffolk.