This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a film director with painting in the family:
"In April 1915 a Bavarian sniper did me the favour of putting a bullet through my leg."
The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is June 1.
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1 9XY
faxed to 0171-782 3300
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Evelyn Waugh's Black Mischief , is John Kentleton of the University of Liverpool.