This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a French story that inspired an opera:
"I had always suspected that geographers don't know what they're talking about when they situate the battlefield of Munda in the territory of the Bastuli-Poeni,..."
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is June 8.
Entries, including postal address, should be sent to
The Times Higher
66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to email@example.com
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Miguel de Cervantes' Novelas Ejemplares ( Exemplary Tales ), was David Watkins of the Southampton Business School.
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