This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from the memoirs of a living statesman:
"Apart from life, a strong constitution and an abiding connection to the Thembu royal house, the only thing my father bestowed upon me at birth was a name, Rolihlahla."
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
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The winner receives a £25 books voucher. The closing date is September 23.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, or The History of the Royal Slave , is Anamaria M. Cristescu-Martin of Winchester.
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