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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. Rowena Fitzherbert's avatar Rowena Fitzherbert

      What an unexpected and wonderful chance to win, cheers to everyone at the book depository!

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 03:26
    2. Stephen Plummer's avatar Stephen Plummer

      Ancient philosophy and early comparative theology would be lovely titles to explore.

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 02:06
    3. Fraser McCombe's avatar Fraser McCombe

      My gosh! What an incredible prize! It's high time I got back to the classics as well... Cheers BookDepository!

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 01:41 Under review
    4. Suzanne Poole's avatar Suzanne Poole

      Just love Classics

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 01:12
    5. winnie's avatar winnie

      A huge prize*v*

      Posted Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:18
    6. Teresa Probert's avatar Teresa Probert

      Great opportunity to to encourage reading!!!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:49
    7. Carol Barahona's avatar Carol Barahona

      I want win !!!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:10
    8. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      Good luck to everyone!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:50
    9. Mrs Judy Rowse's avatar Mrs Judy Rowse

      Awesome prizes!!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:27
    10. taja's avatar taja

      What an amazing competition! Whoever wins the prizes is very lucky!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:19
    11. Kamilia Tai's avatar Kamilia Tai

      Great competition. Would love to win even one of these books!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:14
    12. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      I'm so scared for tomorrow... let's see who wins!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:53
    13. Joanne Watson's avatar Joanne Watson

      This is fantastic and would really help with homeschooling our kids. Lucky person who wins this one. I would be in heaven!

      Posted Thu, 22 Aug 2013 17:02
    14. Jeremie de la Cuesta's avatar Jeremie de la Cuesta

      Good luck to everyone who joined!!

      Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:33
    15. Karen Loomis's avatar Karen Loomis

      What a wonderful library all by itself this prize would be.

      Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:15
    16. Irma's avatar Irma

      I am even afraid to hope..

      Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:33
    17. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      My God, this contest is mindblowing. I'm speechless. So many amazing books. Just the chance of winning 25 of them is amazing! Good luck to everyone!

      Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 05:14
    18. Ana Rafaela's avatar Ana Rafaela

      This would be such an amazing win. Advanced congratulations to whoever wins!

      Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 04:35
    19. Jemima's avatar Jemima

      This wonderful treasure of classics would be my greatest collection of books - we thoroughly enjoy reading the classics!

      Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:30
    20. Diana Dimovska's avatar Diana Dimovska

      Oh my, this would be the greatest competition I've ever entered! Keeping my fingers crossed... :)

      Posted Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:50
    21. Miriam's avatar Miriam

      wonderful prize... that's really a fantastic competition! I hope to be lucky to win!

      Posted Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:26
    22. Michael Clyma's avatar Michael Clyma

      great prize, no more boring tv, time to immerse myself in classics :-)

      Posted Sun, 18 Aug 2013 07:51
    23. Elzibeth Bennet's avatar Elzibeth Bennet

      I have never won anything in my entire life. It would be a dream if I won. Good luck to all entries.

      Posted Sat, 17 Aug 2013 23:35
    24. Laura's avatar Laura

      Oh God, I need this!! I think we all need this actually.

      Posted Sat, 17 Aug 2013 03:14
    25. gin tay's avatar gin tay

      Great prize. will keep me reading for a long time!

      Posted Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:36

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