This week's First Impressions, the competition in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is taken from a colourful tale of Washington intrigue written by an unidentified source:
"He was a big fellow, looking seriously pale on the streets of Harlem in deep summer."
The winner receives a £20 book token and the closing date is July 21.
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 George and Weedon Grossmith's Diary of a Nobody , is Jeremy Boulton of theUniversity of Newcastle.