This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a Pulitzer prizewinning novel: " To the red country and part of the grey country of Oklahoma the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwells voucher and
the closing date is February 29.
Entries should be sent to
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 Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , is Andrew Haynes from London.