This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a novel in French by an Irish playwright: " I am in my mother's room. It's I who live there now."
The winner receives a £25 Blackwell's voucher and
the closing date is November 2 .
Entries should be sent to
Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield
London E1W 1BX
faxed to 020 7782 3300
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified D. H. Lawrence's The Plumed Serpent , is Julia Gallacher from Shropshire.