This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is by a novelist who was once a policeman:
"U Po Kyin, Sub-divisional Magistrate of Kyauktada, in Upper Burma, was sitting in his verandah"
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and the closing date is April 16.
Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The THES, 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 Among the Russians by Colin Thubron, is Wendy Reddall of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
THES (TSL Education Ltd) and its associated companies may from time to time wish to process, or disclose your data to approved third-party companies, in order to monitor our service and send you future promotions. If you do not wish us to do this, please notify us by writing 'No promotions' on your entry.