This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work by a lyrical American marine biologist:
"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place."
The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is March 30.
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 the Epic of Gilgamesh , is Judy Taylor of Dundee University Library.