This week's competition to identify a book from its opening sentence is from a vigorous attack on religion:
"The boy lay prone in the grass, his chin resting on his hands."
Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The Times Higher, 26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ, faxed to 020 3194 3300 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org </a>
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is December 10.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl , was Joan Maclean of Harrogate.
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