This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from an advocate of women's rights, who lived out her final years in London but whose ashes are buried in Beijing:
"There are tales, long whispered in my family, which, if true, explain the two strains that mingled when my father and mother married"
* 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner receives a £50 book voucher. The closing date is May 21.
No one identified last week's book, Violent London: 2,000 Years of Riots, Rebels and Revolts by Clive Bloom, so this week's competition is a rollover.
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