This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a biography of a renowned peace advocate who started working life as a shipping clerk:
"On a fine sunny evening on 14 July 2003, the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, hosted a reception in Downing Street."
* 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 May 8.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck, is Charley Jeffrey of Bracknell, Berkshire.
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