This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a novelist whose maxim was "Make 'em laugh, make 'em cry, make 'em wait.":
" This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve ."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's book voucher and
the closing date is August 10 .
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 Lewis Caroll's Through the Looking Glass , is mary Wilson of Ilkley West Yorkshire.