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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

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    1. Chelsea Lindsay's avatar Chelsea Lindsay

      "Our greatest fears lie in anticipation." x fingers crossed x :)

      Posted Sat, 10 Aug 2013 05:38
    2. Ruth Daly's avatar Ruth Daly

      Wonderful competition :-)

      Posted Sat, 10 Aug 2013 02:31
    3. Sam  Doyle's avatar Sam Doyle

      Good luck everyone.

      Posted Sat, 10 Aug 2013 02:25
    4. Antonia Degiorgio's avatar Antonia Degiorgio

      Great competition for book lovers ;-)

      Posted Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:13
    5. Claudia's avatar Claudia

      I'm just getting into classics, so it would be really amazing to win such an awesome prize! Love Oxford's book covers as well!

      Posted Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:37
    6. Ariadna's avatar Ariadna

      I'd love to win I'm studying enl¡glish literature so it'd be awesome to win!

      Posted Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:44
    7. Taoe Gray's avatar Taoe Gray

      Brilliant competition!

      Posted Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:19
    8. N.Supramaniyam's avatar N.Supramaniyam

      Valuable prizes for merely one answer

      Posted Fri, 09 Aug 2013 10:12
    9. Tammy's avatar Tammy

      What an amazing competition! Good on you Book Depository. Nothing compares to the beauty of these classic books

      Posted Fri, 09 Aug 2013 02:14
    10. Capuletgirl's avatar Capuletgirl

      great competition, one of the bests so far!

      Posted Thu, 08 Aug 2013 23:52
    11. Liv K. Frydenberg's avatar Liv K. Frydenberg

      I really hope to win! I would give all of them to the love of my life!

      Posted Thu, 08 Aug 2013 23:25
    12. Adriana Pereira's avatar Adriana Pereira

      Fingers crossed!

      Posted Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:13
    13. Olga Yanukli's avatar Olga Yanukli

      I hope! I hope! I hope so much))))

      Posted Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:21
    14. Darrah's avatar Darrah

      Oh my, oh my!

      Posted Thu, 08 Aug 2013 01:02
    15. Leonardo Carrilho's avatar Leonardo Carrilho

      it`ll be hard to win...

      Posted Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:28
    16. Rhonda Salter's avatar Rhonda Salter

      This looks a great competition, thanks for organising it.

      Posted Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:01
    17. Rochelle Beaumont's avatar Rochelle Beaumont

      Fantastic competition...... I hope I am lucky enough to win......

      Posted Wed, 07 Aug 2013 07:35
    18. Sophie's avatar Sophie

      What a fabulous prize- how many people are coveting this one! Beautiful books, how lovely.

      Posted Wed, 07 Aug 2013 05:16
    19. Sandra Barry's avatar Sandra Barry

      what a great prize - reading for ever! Bring it on

      Posted Wed, 07 Aug 2013 05:12
    20. Ana candida's avatar Ana candida

      Hoping I win :3

      Posted Tue, 06 Aug 2013 20:31
    21. JeanPierre Senekal's avatar JeanPierre Senekal

      Amazing competition!

      Posted Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:56
    22. ebru's avatar ebru

      A room without books is like a body without a soul :) need thisss asap

      Posted Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:48
    23. Jade Garnett's avatar Jade Garnett

      Fingers crossed xx

      Posted Tue, 06 Aug 2013 05:19
    24. Matías Maggio's avatar Matías Maggio

      What an great competition !

      Posted Tue, 06 Aug 2013 02:55
    25. Mary's avatar Mary

      Good contest.

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 16:01

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