This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, comes from an attack on socialism that was published during the Second World War:
"Contemporary events differ from history in that we do not know the results they will produce."
* 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 October 17 The winner of last week's competition, who identified William Morris's News from Nowhere , was Patrick Ainley of the School of Education and Training, Greenwich University.
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