This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is a capital account of reformers and rebels:
"A thin wisp of smoke curled around the jetty and mingled with the morning mist."
* 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 14.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified A Life of Michael Foot by Kenneth O. Morgan, was Vaneeta Mahtani of Enfield.
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