This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a memoir:
"Mum doesn't knock, she just whisks open my bedroom door, crosses straight to the curtains, tears them apart, and flaps one hand in front of her face."
* 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 e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is March 26.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Paul Davies's The Goldilocks Enigma , is Dorothy Eggleton of Dundee.
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