This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a book that was the author's favourite among his own books:
"Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show."
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is August 19.
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 identified Charlotte Bronte's The Professor , is Martin Snelling of Umist.
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