Book Depository Competitions



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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.

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    1. Alice Wheeler's avatar Alice Wheeler

      Best crime writer ever ... timeless classics ... and they always keep you guessing! Fantastic books and one of my favourite authors

      Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:40
    2. Jess Gessner's avatar Jess Gessner

      gotta love the christie!

      Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:19
    3. Benjamin Schembri's avatar Benjamin Schembri

      One of the cleverest and best crime writers

      Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 03:26
    4. Sandra Barry's avatar Sandra Barry

      The best of mystery writers - none better than Agatha Christie!

      Posted Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:59
    5. Mark Howard's avatar Mark Howard

      My 11 yr old Daughter is an avid reader keen Agatha Christie fan.

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:42
    6. Mary Wilson's avatar Mary Wilson

      The woman of mystery x

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:36
    7. Judith Lightfoot's avatar Judith Lightfoot

      Best mystery writer ever as far as I am concerned!

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:55
    8. Vytenis's avatar Vytenis

      Would be great to win. Totally an Agatha Christie fan :)

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:26
    9. Neža Zore's avatar Neža Zore

      i love agatha christie..

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:12
    10. wendy's avatar wendy

      what a fantastic xmas present this set will be , for myself of course :)

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:01
    11. Michael Clyma's avatar Michael Clyma

      Great prize, british books at their best :-)

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:45
    12. zilan's avatar zilan

      hope i win ! love agatha christie..

      Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:09
    13. Cynthia Martin's avatar Cynthia Martin

      thanks for a chance to win the Christie's mysteries

      Posted Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:14

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