The novel was HOWARDS END by E.M. Forster. Round the perimeter run the characters LEONARD BAST, PERCY CAHILL, MARGARET SCHLEGEL and HENRY WILCOX followed by EMF. WADED/SHORN (20/39) and SHOWN/ADDER (11/26) each combine to form an anagram of HOWARDS END.
First prize Penny Mitchell, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Runners-up R.R. Alford, Oundle, Peterborough; Kev Ward, Quorn, Leicestershire