This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a historian who had a second go as first lord of the admiralty: " After the end of the World War of 1914 there was a deep conviction and almost universal hope that peace would reign in the world ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is July 11 .
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 0171-782 3300
or emailed to email@example.com
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Les Confessions , is Eddie O'Neill of the University of Luton.