This week's First Impressions, the competition in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from a 19th-century novelist and friend of Dickens:
"It was a dark and stormy night."
The winner receives a £20 book token and the closing date is January 13.
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1 9XY
faxed to 0171-782 3300
or emailed to email@example.com
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Penguin Classics' Aesop's The Complete Fables , is Jeremy Smith of Bishop's Stortford.