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  • Win 75 Oxford World's Classics

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:37

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    For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe in beautifully produced paperback editions. Each book gives you the latest scholarship, introductions by leading experts, as well as clear and helpful explanatory notes. With 750 titles including classic fiction, Shakespeare, poetry, ancient philosophy, and some surprising and unusual titles, Oxford World's Classics has something for everyone.

    Just answer the question below for a chance to be one of our three lucky winners! Competition closes on Friday 30 August, midnight BST.

    1st prize - 75 Classics

    2nd prize - 50 classics

    3rd prize - 25 classics

    Update -- Winners: Melanie Lieberknecht, Hannah Holloway, Jeremy Pang

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Anna Anna

    Categories: competition, Oxford World's Classics

    Oxford World's Classics

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    1. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      congratulations to the winners!

      Posted Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:59
    2. Bon Mai Yean's avatar Bon Mai Yean

      This prize are very attractive! Too bad its closed. Should have checked my email often.

      Posted Mon, 09 Sep 2013 01:14
    3. Joseph A Borg's avatar Joseph A Borg

      On what basis are some remarks said to be unsuitable and others under review ?

      Posted Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:33
    4. Kimberley Scherpenzeel's avatar Kimberley Scherpenzeel

      Love this competition was wondering when they will announce who won?

      Posted Thu, 05 Sep 2013 02:43
    5. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      good luck to everyone!

      Posted Thu, 05 Sep 2013 01:24
    6. Irini's avatar Irini

      This is an amazing prize!

      Posted Fri, 30 Aug 2013 10:27
    7. Joseph A Borg's avatar Joseph A Borg

      I hope that you can send them overseas !

      Posted Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:57
    8. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      Can't wait for tomorrow, good luck to everyone!

      Posted Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:28
    9. Mark & Kate's avatar Mark & Kate

      Maybe beginners luck :-)

      Posted Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:40
    10. Mrs Helen Di Natale's avatar Mrs Helen Di Natale

      What an extraordinary prize. It will go straight to our local high school which is currently in it's third year after having been rebuilt. The library could certainly use the boost which this prize would provide. Fingers crossed!

      Posted Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:49
    11. nagisa's avatar nagisa

      I'll love to win this :) Reading classics is always a pleasure.

      Posted Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:00
    12. Asma's avatar Asma

      wow! that is so amazing! I love oxford classics, they're my favorite, and the most comfortable edition to read

      Posted Wed, 28 Aug 2013 03:57
    13. Elizabeth Rapti's avatar Elizabeth Rapti

      good luck to everyone! :)

      Posted Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:59
    14. Mary Otis's avatar Mary Otis

      The classics are truly ONE OF A KIND. They're wonderful

      Posted Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:18
    15. kim's avatar kim

      Wow! Would love to win this :)

      Posted Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:45
    16. ishehigh's avatar ishehigh

      I'd like to win these classics to improve my english as my english is very poor and I'd really love to improve and read.

      Posted Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:11
    17. ishehigh's avatar ishehigh

      I want this please, I'm ordering for the first time from the book depository today and I'm hoping to win with something I claim as beginners luck? Thanks for providing me so many titles from Diana Wynne Jones.

      Posted Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:09
    18. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      This is such a great prize!

      Posted Sat, 24 Aug 2013 23:01
    19. Chelsea K.'s avatar Chelsea K.

      This sounds like a great giveaway!

      Posted Sat, 24 Aug 2013 04:08
    20. Patricia Cochran's avatar Patricia Cochran

      Wonderful giveaway!

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:52
    21. Gillian Osmond's avatar Gillian Osmond

      What a wonderful library to start a young person on. Thanks.

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:42
    22. philip riley's avatar philip riley

      Daughters answer so cool.....

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:28
    23. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      I'm so anxious! good luck to everyone

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:33
    24. Irene's avatar Irene

      Excellent prizes. Would love to win these classics.

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:31
    25. Irene's avatar Irene

      Love these classic books. Good reading.

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:26

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