This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work by a patriotic Nobel laureate:
"The children were at the Theatre, acting to Three Cows as much as they could remember of Midsummer Night's Dream ."
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The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is September 19.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Pierre Boulle's The Bridge on the River Kwai , was Alexandra Bamji of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.
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