This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work described by its author as a 'novel in verse':
"Of writing many books there is no end; And I who have written much in prose and verseFor other's uses, will write now for mine."
* 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 email@example.com
The winner receives a £25 book voucher.
The closing date is February 21.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Kingsley Amis's Take a Girl Like You , was Joan Kafetzaki, assistant librarian of North Highland College, Thurso.
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