This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel set in pre-war London by a prize-winning Australian:
"Outside the station, people settled down again to being emotionally commonplace."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and the closing date is April 2.
Entries, including postal address, should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Jeremy Paxman's The English , is David Demeritt of King's College, London.
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