This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novelist who was the fourth son of a coalminer: " It was the Sunday after Easter, and the last bull-fight of the season in Mexico city ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is October 26 .
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to email@example.com
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Christopher Isherwood's Mr Norris Changes Trains , is Alan Stanton from Richmond.