This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is taken from a novel that transports us from a Gothic mansion in rural England to the jungles of Brazil: " Was anyone hurt? "
The winner receives a £25 Blackwells voucher and
the closing date is December 7 .
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 Joseph Heller's Catch-22 , is Chris Carmicahel from Newcastle Upon Tyne.