This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an autobiographical novel:
"My godmother lived in a handsome house in the clean and ancient town of Bretton."
* 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 March 20.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Don DeLillo's Americana , was Rupert Baker, of the Royal Society's library and information services, London.
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