This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel set in the American civil war, whose author died of TB, aged 28:
The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting." "
The winner receives a £20 book token and the closing date is September 22.
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 Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great , is Judy Taylor of Dundee University Library.