This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an exuberant Australian novel: " If there was a bishop, my mother would have him for tea. "
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is September 12.
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 identified V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River , is Chris Barrow of the University of Wales, Swansea.