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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. 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.

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    1. Ellen Cahill's avatar Ellen Cahill

      cool prize, my sisters love reading ;-)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:51
    2. Jessica Meaney's avatar Jessica Meaney

      This prize is fantastic! Good luck to everyone, I will be so jealous of the winner :)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:46
    3. Gabriela's avatar Gabriela

      Awesome prizes, good luck to everyone!!!!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:44
    4. Manuela Istoc's avatar Manuela Istoc

      good luck to all!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:36
    5. Georgia Kokkota's avatar Georgia Kokkota

      Cool competition!!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:33
    6. Leslie Karpati's avatar Leslie Karpati

      I would really love to win something for a change. These beauties would be great! I still can spare some room for them. :)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:30
    7. Santi Apri's avatar Santi Apri

      I will buy a new bookshelf just for these babies!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:26
    8. Ilinka Kijanovic's avatar Ilinka Kijanovic

      Thank you for opening the competition!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:22
    9. Deborah Butler's avatar Deborah Butler


      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:21
    10. Rita De Koninck's avatar Rita De Koninck

      these unknown friends are always there for you :)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:08
    11. Luka Perusic's avatar Luka Perusic

      Great idea!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:06
    12. Pamela Tillman's avatar Pamela Tillman

      Thank you for giving me a chance to win! :)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:05
    13. Emma IaconoMannings's avatar Emma IaconoMannings

      What absolutely fantastic prizes!! Here goes!! Fingers crosses! This would be the perfect gift. Books - our perfect friends... and the most perfect friends for my Charlotte Mason homeschooling family!!!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:58
    14. nando973's avatar nando973

      And it is always sad to say goodbye to those friends!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:55
    15. Sonia's avatar Sonia

      awesome competition !

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:51
    16. Luciana Grechi Grandesso's avatar Luciana Grechi Grandesso

      I can't wait for my new unknown friends!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:47
    17. Marcia Zelaya's avatar Marcia Zelaya

      What a great prize!!!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:45
    18. Afroditi's avatar Afroditi

      Best competition ever!! I love classics!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:37
    19. Anne Tjepkema's avatar Anne Tjepkema

      Amazing prices!! *Fingers Crossed*

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:37
    20. christina sweeney's avatar christina sweeney

      here's goes !! fingers crossed !!!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:21
    21. Mona Garg's avatar Mona Garg

      We're trying to build a library for our daughter. These would be great to add to her collection. Thanks :)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:20
    22. Tameca's avatar Tameca

      Thank you hoping to win!

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:19
    23. Beatrice's avatar Beatrice

      Seems incredible! I would love to win :)

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:10
    24. Rebecca Alcock's avatar Rebecca Alcock

      Great competition! Here's hoping! :D

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:01
    25. Andrea Clunes Velásquez's avatar Andrea Clunes Velásquez

      Such wonderful prices! *o* I hope I can win some.

      Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:55

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