This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from the story of a sale of the century:
"The King's head was framed against the London sky."
* 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 April 10.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Andrew Brown's J. D. Bernal: The Sage of Science , is Shakeel Suleman of Birmingham.
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