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    We have a fantastic selection of Agatha Christie books to give away - some facsimiles, hardbacks and paperbacks. Just solve the simple puzzle below and be in with a chance to win! Entries by 2nd December 2013 please.

    And, be sure to check out this huge collection of Christie classics!

    Update -- winner: Paolo Dorigatti

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Adam Adam

    Categories: competition, collection, crime, Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

      2. To be eligible, entries must be received on or before the competition closing date. All entries shall become the property of The Book Depository, and their directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

      3. The competition is open to all excluding residents of Italy. Parents/guardians must submit the entry for those under the age of 16. Images must not contain photographs of minors without an adult's consent.

      4. The prize winner will be decided by The Book Depository. The Book Depository will not enter into correspondence about the choice of winner.

      5. The competition ends as specified on the competition page -- no entry received after that time will be considered. The winner will be announced as specified on the competition page. There is one prize

      6. The promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

      7. The prize winner will be notified by telephone/email. If the selected entrant does not meet all of the contract conditions, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

      8. The competitions are not open to employees of The Book Depository and their sponsors or their immediate families.

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      10. The decisions of the contest judges are final. The prize must be accepted as awarded.

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      13. Entries must be submitted by the named entrant (or their parent/guardian for children aged 16 or under) and will be invalid if found to come from a third party. Multiple entries from a single source (e.g 'competition entry' website/company) will be disqualified.

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      17. The Promoters have organised these prize draws in good faith and do not accept liability relating to the prize.


    1. P Balla's avatar P Balla

      Agatha Christie is one of the best crime story tellers . I would love to possess a few titles from her. Thanks.

      Posted Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00
    2. Sumner Berg's avatar Sumner Berg

      I need to read more!!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:31
    3. Maree Rodwell's avatar Maree Rodwell

      Spent many happy hours as a child reading Agatha Christie novels. They never date do they?

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:03
    4. Vicente's avatar Vicente

      I hope I win ;)

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:02
    5. Mark Tweedale's avatar Mark Tweedale

      Oh, I really want to win this one!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:10
    6. Kseniya Kulbitski's avatar Kseniya Kulbitski

      This is the best competition. Please, please let it be me.

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:05
    7. Margaret Denvir's avatar Margaret Denvir

      A fascinating lady who demonstrated, believably, how 'ordinary' people are capable of tragic acts.

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:58
    8. Ann Brocklehurst's avatar Ann Brocklehurst

      Would love to have some of her books again after mine were damaged. Excellent crime writer if not the best!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:25
    9. Alya Pender's avatar Alya Pender

      I would so much like to have it!!! Agatha Christie's books were my first addiction.

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:33
    10. wendy charlesworth's avatar wendy charlesworth

      lovely prize , would keep me happy for a long long while :)

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:25
    11. Nancy Black's avatar Nancy Black

      Agatha Christie was a intriguing woman with a life right from the movies and books. Complicated, vacuous at times..yet always the best! Thank you for the contest!!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:14
    12. Macarena's avatar Macarena

      Great prize! I really want it! Thanks for the change, i'm looking forward December 2nd :)

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:05
    13. Louise S Phylactou's avatar Louise S Phylactou

      Looking forward to the draw, hope I win :)

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:03
    14. Nathalie's avatar Nathalie

      Fantastic competition! I love Agatha Christie's books.

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:50
    15. Andre Duarte Brito's avatar Andre Duarte Brito

      I really love Agatha Christie !!!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:45
    16. chatzis dimitrios's avatar chatzis dimitrios

      What a great offer!!! I am a huge fan of mysteries and I hope I'll become a crime books writer myself. I would really like to win this collection!!!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:30
    17. Jean Parker's avatar Jean Parker

      Question - who wants this more than me? why would they want this more than me? What do they want more than me? It certainly is a mystery! I love a mystery!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:11
    18. Fernanda Vilar de Lira's avatar Fernanda Vilar de Lira

      That would be a great Christmas gift to someone who has been reading so much in english, my second language. Thanks for the chance!

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:59
    19. Ana Santos Monteiro's avatar Ana Santos Monteiro

      I would love to win this, even if its a 1 in a million chance... Let me cross my fingers and hope for the best XD

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:52
    20. Nelson Quiroz's avatar Nelson Quiroz

      I'll be waiting for December! *0*

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:50
    21. Mornash's avatar Mornash

      Hope well! But I know that I won't win this contest. :(

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:19
    22. Andrea Clunes Velásquez's avatar Andrea Clunes Velásquez

      Crossing my fingers for this! *o*&

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:13
    23. alihaider's avatar alihaider

      thanks for having a chance

      Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:52
    24. cyril rowlands's avatar cyril rowlands


      Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:49
    25. king274's avatar king274

      I genuinely believe that reading her novels would be a good way of learning English.

      Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:47

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