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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

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    Oxford World's Classics

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    1. Matthew Hayden's avatar Matthew Hayden

      How about letting an Australian win for a change cobber. Now there's a classic for ya.

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:01
    2. Lakmini's avatar Lakmini

      What an amazing prize and collection!

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:36
    3. jason crouch's avatar jason crouch

      Instant Library !! - Fabulous prize

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:28
    4. Kermit Crissey's avatar Kermit Crissey

      I sure would like to win this GREAT selection of classic books!!!!!

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 08:46
    5. Davidson Tang's avatar Davidson Tang

      What an amazing prize !!

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 06:24
    6. christine morris's avatar christine morris

      Thank You :)

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 02:32
    7. Doug's avatar Doug

      My personal library may get off 'life support' and live again.

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 01:56
    8. Patricia Boyle's avatar Patricia Boyle

      If I win, I would think that I died went to book heaven.

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 01:46
    9. Deena Rashid's avatar Deena Rashid

      This is a DREAM! Wow. I unashamedly envy whoever wins. Good on Oxford for doing this, and on bookdepository. Good luck to all, especially myself!

      Posted Mon, 05 Aug 2013 00:00
    10. Latoya's avatar Latoya

      This is an amazing competition that i could only dream of winning :D What an opportunity! Thank you so much

      Posted Sun, 04 Aug 2013 05:39
    11. Fiona Scott's avatar Fiona Scott

      Oh my goodness - what an absolutely amazing collection xx

      Posted Sun, 04 Aug 2013 04:29
    12. Fiona Scott's avatar Fiona Scott

      What a wonderful opportunity! Fingers crossed xx

      Posted Sun, 04 Aug 2013 04:23
    13. Annette Fowler's avatar Annette Fowler

      The classics cover every genre. Guaranteed, a requited insatiable thirst. Thanks for the opportunity.

      Posted Sun, 04 Aug 2013 01:33
    14. Titawan Sudjit's avatar Titawan Sudjit

      My chance to enjoy many classics endlessly.

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 19:50
    15. Chloe's avatar Chloe

      There are always such fantastic competitions on here. I would especially love to win this one, fingers crossed!

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 12:27
    16. Michael Clyma's avatar Michael Clyma

      stunning prize, something for all my family, a good book, a drink, and the sunshine a perfect summer for everyone

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 11:44
    17. Margaret J Moppett's avatar Margaret J Moppett

      what a fabulous prize!

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 11:41
    18. Jacinta Daly's avatar Jacinta Daly

      Preparing for second year of BA in English Literature. Would love these books and they would be invaluable. Great competition

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 11:06
    19. Traci Osborn's avatar Traci Osborn

      Love Love Love the competition, what a great prize!!! Some lucky bookaholic will get a fantastic prize-good luck all

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 09:20
    20. Ken Lynch's avatar Ken Lynch

      An excellent prize for the avid reader. Particularly in such harsh times. Good luck to one and all.

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 09:03
    21. Larry Miller's avatar Larry Miller

      I am a new customer to The Book Depository.

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 08:57
    22. Katherine Mars's avatar Katherine Mars

      I love Oxford classics. I have only read a few but 75 WOW it would be amazing to win this :) Thanks Book Depository :D I would love to win this fantastic prize, I always loved Honore de Balzac's books, French classics are some of my favourites.

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 08:52
    23. Hoang Minh Tran's avatar Hoang Minh Tran

      What an GREAT competition ! I hope I will win this competition!

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 07:23
    24. Kimberly-Anne Conaghan's avatar Kimberly-Anne Conaghan

      WOW!!! what an amazing prize :) I hope I am lucky this time

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 06:51
    25. Fergus Hudson's avatar Fergus Hudson

      Ooooooh, I'm thso excthited I feel thsick !

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 05:04

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