First Impressions

August 25, 2006

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel written in the form of an autobiography:

"I, Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus This-that-and-the-other (for I shall not trouble you yet with all my titles),..."

* 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

The winner receives a £25 book voucher.

The closing date is August 29.

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , was Heledd Hayes of Cardiff.

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