This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a book written by a gay Nobel laureate:
"'The time has come for me to hear a step in the passage,' said Bernard to himself."
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 November 25.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, is Roy Turner of Manchester Metropolitan University
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