This week's competition to identify a book from its opening sentence is from a Norwegian novel of rural life:
"The long, long road over the moors and up into the forest - who trod it into being first of all?"
* 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 April 18.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Richard Dawkins's The Selfish Gene , was Sanjiv Sachdev of Kingston University.
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