This week's competition, in which you must identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an account of a trip with a four-legged travelling companion:
"In a little place called Le Monastier, in a pleasant highland valley fifteen miles from Le Puy, I spent about a month of fine days."
The winner receives a half-case of wine. (Please include a telephone number to arrange delivery.) The closing date is August 16.
Entries, including postal address, should be sent to:
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The winner of last week's competition - who identified Nikolai Gogol's Dead Souls - is Kay McClean of Liverpool University.
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