This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work by a novelist best known for his portrayal of a butler:
"Niki, the name we finally gave my younger daughter, is not an abbreviation..."
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The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is February 10.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Ian McEwan's The Comfort of Strangers , is Nigel Morris of the University of Lincoln.
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