This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a memoir by a climber, traveller and friend of the Dalai Lama:
"All our dreams begin in youth."
* Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The Times Higher , 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 book voucher.
The closing date is January 31.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea , is Pamela Clemit of the department of English studies at Durham University.
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