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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. Emily Wintle's avatar Emily Wintle

      Great competition! I think it is wonderful you've arranged three prizes for three people to enjoy the classics. I really hope to win!

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:28
    2. stephanie's avatar stephanie

      this is a marvellous competition!!

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 10:26
    3. Francesca Burnley's avatar Francesca Burnley

      Frantastic Competition tnx :-)

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 09:01
    4. Tahlia's avatar Tahlia

      How many times are we able to enter? :)

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 06:21
    5. Chelsea K.'s avatar Chelsea K.

      Thanks for this great competition! I would love to add some more classics to my book collection!

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 05:55
    6. Alison Hocking's avatar Alison Hocking

      What an awesome competition. Would love to win. So many boooooks!!!

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 02:05
    7. Robert Campbell's avatar Robert Campbell

      That would keep me going for months!

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:30
    8. Nola Pearmain's avatar Nola Pearmain

      How wonderful would it be to win!

      Posted Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:29
    9. Jonathan G. Heaney's avatar Jonathan G. Heaney

      Great prize!

      Posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 23:47
    10. Nenko Tsatsarov's avatar Nenko Tsatsarov

      Always such nice prizes!

      Posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:57
    11. Jovana Zivanovic's avatar Jovana Zivanovic

      Here's another one by Honore de Balzac "I am a galley slave to pen and ink."

      Posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:02
    12. Davide De Angelis's avatar Davide De Angelis

      Nice competition!!!

      Posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:45

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