This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novelist who is also well known for poetry and short stories:
"He was working on the edge of the common, beyond the small brook that ran in the dip at the bottom of the garden..."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is April 24.
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 Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore's The Medium is the Massage , is Bette Hattell of Plymouth.