First Impressions

September 29, 2006

This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work by a dictator who was assassinated:

"The whole of Gaul is divided into threeparts, one of which the Belgae inhabit,the Aquitani another, and the third a people who in their own language are called'Celts', but in ours, 'Gauls'."

* 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 theschat@thes.co.uk

The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is October 2.

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Sugar Street by Naguib Mafouz, is Craig Morris, lecturer and programme leader in sociology, School of Humanities, Greenwich University.

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