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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.

      8. The competitions are not open to employees of The Book Depository and their sponsors or their immediate families.

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      10. The decisions of the contest judges are final. The prize must be accepted as awarded.

      11. The right is reserved to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time.

      12. All entries become the property of The Book Depository, who assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the promotional period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by The Book Depository on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. The Book Depository reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the email portion of this contest should a virus or bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of The Book Depository corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The Book Depository reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered within any way. Entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of the independent judging panel, which are final.

      13. Entries must be submitted by the named entrant (or their parent/guardian for children aged 16 or under) and will be invalid if found to come from a third party. Multiple entries from a single source (e.g 'competition entry' website/company) will be disqualified.

      14. For name/county of prize winner, please send a stamped addressed envelope marked The Book Depository, Thames Central, Hatfield Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1QE. No entries should be sent to this address.

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      17. The Promoters have organised these prize draws in good faith and do not accept liability relating to the prize.


    1. Eileen Boyldew's avatar Eileen Boyldew

      This prize would feed my book addiction for a year.

      Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 02:18
    2. ophelia's avatar ophelia

      I could use these books as an English Literature major :)

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 20:32
    3. Shanna Degraeve's avatar Shanna Degraeve

      Awesome :D

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 17:42
    4. Sheena Awine's avatar Sheena Awine

      Wow!! What a great prize! Fingers crossed, good luck to all ^-^

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 17:23
    5. Hugo Melo's avatar Hugo Melo

      I'd consider myself one of the luckiest SOB's in the world if I won this. Some great and still to be read classics on this collection.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 17:01
    6. Imelda Secker's avatar Imelda Secker

      What a wonderful competition. Any of these prizes would add to my growing library!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:46

      This is competition I was looking for.God has paved a way to increase my knowledge.Greatttt!!!!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:07
    8. Hoang Minh Tran's avatar Hoang Minh Tran

      Can anyone explain to me this condition? "14. For name/county of prize winner, please send a stamped addressed envelope marked The Book Depository, Thames Central, Hatfield Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1QE. No entries should be sent to this address." Thanks :)

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:40
    9. Steve Muir's avatar Steve Muir

      Good luck everybody.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:30
    10. Imara van Dinten's avatar Imara van Dinten

      Really nice competition!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:10
    11. Mercè Sarrió's avatar Mercè Sarrió

      Great collection!! Hope to get one!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:29
    12. cyril rowlands's avatar cyril rowlands

      Books' are the stepping stones' of knowledge!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:05
    13. Sally Bowman's avatar Sally Bowman

      Fingers crossed!!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:56
    14. Emina's avatar Emina

      Great competition!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:51
    15. Janet's avatar Janet

      I am retiring in september and if i won these amazing books i would have so much to look forward to this winter! Great competion and great prize.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:29
    16. Birgitte Spence's avatar Birgitte Spence

      What an awesome competition

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:16
    17. Hoang Minh Tran's avatar Hoang Minh Tran

      is this giveaway free?

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:10
    18. Ema I.'s avatar Ema I.

      These all sound so wonderful. Good luck everyone!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:48
    19. Jovana Ivetić's avatar Jovana Ivetić

      Even though there's no more bookshelves in my bedroom and a trunk-ful of books is already on my floor, I'd be very pleased if I were awarded those amazing books. :D

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:55
    20. Monica's avatar Monica

      I'd love to get all these great classics!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:46
    21. Karen Crasta's avatar Karen Crasta

      Best competition ever!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:39
    22. Ursula's avatar Ursula

      I have just moved into my own place and these would be a great start for me to madly read again! :)

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:39
    23. Eliza's avatar Eliza

      What an awesome competition!! I would love to have them on my bookshelf *_* Good luck to all!!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:33
    24. Enda Flynn's avatar Enda Flynn

      Good luck everyone,hopefully we'll have something to add into our libraries when the results come out.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:32
    25. Tessa Nathalja van der Horst's avatar Tessa Nathalja van der Horst

      This is one amazing contest! I hope I will have some luck and win 3rd place ^^ first or second is probably not going to happen.. I can only imagine getting my entire wishlist at once! I am currently only able to order 2 books a month hihi. Getting there either way but this would be so fantastic!!!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:19

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