This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is by a novelist who was liberated by moving to Cornwall:
"When the east wind blows up the Helford river the shining waters become troubled and disturbed and the little waves beat angrily upon the sandy shores"
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 receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher.
The closing date is January 14. The winner of last week's competition, who identified Beryl Markham's West with the Night is Roy Lee-Faulkner of Manchester Metropolitan University.
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