Book Depository Competitions



  • 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

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    1. Linda McGarrigle's avatar Linda McGarrigle

      Great competition, love Carol Vorderman too she was such an inspiration to me in my early years, to see a woman so successful and glamorous on TV x

      Posted Fri, 16 Aug 2013 08:54
    2. Daniel's avatar Daniel

      Amazing competition

      Posted Fri, 16 Aug 2013 07:31
    3. Leslie Karpati's avatar Leslie Karpati

      I'd be really proud to have these beauties on my shelf. :)

      Posted Fri, 16 Aug 2013 06:44
    4. Fauzia Hasannah's avatar Fauzia Hasannah

      I wish I could win one of your competitions. so I can add the bookshelf collection for my free library.

      Posted Thu, 15 Aug 2013 23:56
    5. Gabriel Gheorghiu's avatar Gabriel Gheorghiu

      Great books. My mom have a great collection.

      Posted Thu, 15 Aug 2013 23:16
    6. Anne Ledwidge's avatar Anne Ledwidge

      I would love to win these for my beautiful, intelligent daughter who just adores books!

      Posted Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:02
    7. franz schneider's avatar franz schneider

      Reading not only brings us new friends, but through the sharing of what we read, it brings us closer to those we already know. F

      Posted Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:59
    8. Katherine Montano's avatar Katherine Montano

      Whoever wins is going to need a new bookshelf!

      Posted Thu, 15 Aug 2013 03:44
    9. daniel's avatar daniel

      Awesome! 3 of us will be extremely happy and undoubtedly wiser :)

      Posted Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:34
    10. Claudio Cacciatori's avatar Claudio Cacciatori

      "The competition is open to all excluding residents of Italy" I feel like the blackest sheep.

      Posted Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:44
    11. Leisa Wooten's avatar Leisa Wooten

      Would love to win this so much. We just moved and I lost ALL the books I've collected over the years.

      Posted Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:42
    12. Marns's avatar Marns

      Amazing competition. Good luck for all :D

      Posted Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:25
    13. Ivana Rudes's avatar Ivana Rudes

      WOW!! amazing competition, good luck to all!

      Posted Tue, 13 Aug 2013 00:19
    14. Afnan Albaz's avatar Afnan Albaz

      whooo awesome ... Good luck :D

      Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:08
    15. John Robert Stickle's avatar John Robert Stickle

      Good companions for my impending retirement

      Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:10
    16. Myles Thompson's avatar Myles Thompson

      What a wonderful, adventurous way to make more friends

      Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2013 04:15
    17. Erin Winchester's avatar Erin Winchester

      I hope I win!!! It's such an awesome prize!!!

      Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:17
    18. Tjaša Božič's avatar Tjaša Božič

      Wow, what a prize! This is the best award ever, a perfect gift for anybody! :) you are the best! :)

      Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:24
    19. Sharon Jones's avatar Sharon Jones

      thank you...want to win so bad

      Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:56
    20. Armine Minasyan's avatar Armine Minasyan

      Hope to be lucky :)

      Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:43
    21. Karen's avatar Karen

      I can only hope that I win this!

      Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 06:19
    22. Dhaifullah Alharbi's avatar Dhaifullah Alharbi

      Omg I want to win this

      Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 00:56
    23. María Ignacia's avatar María Ignacia

      This is a dream! I'd love win any place. There is no better way to learn English than reading the best books. Fingers crossed. Thanks book depository!

      Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 00:23
    24. Leanne's avatar Leanne

      Oh I'd love to win any place in this competition! I agree it's definitely one of the best ones yet!

      Posted Sat, 10 Aug 2013 17:54
    25. Nicola Axford's avatar Nicola Axford

      The Book Depository always has the best competitions! I love how they give someone the opportunity to discover something they might not necessarily have considered.

      Posted Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:02

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