This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel about Trinidad by a writer with a famous elder brother:
"Egbert Ramsaran kept cows."
* 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 May 30.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Ken Kesey's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest , is Jane Whittingham of the Research and Commercial Division, Cardiff University.
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