This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work that focuses on a case of mistaken identity during America's struggle for independence.
"It was near the close of 1780, that a solitary traveller was seen pursuing his way through one of the numerous little villages of West-Chester."
The winner receives a £20 book token and
the closing date is January 19.
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 Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Emile , is Bernard Savage of Croydon.