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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. Nic Jansen's avatar Nic Jansen

      A chance to reread some of my favourites!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:46
    2. Daniele Ortali's avatar Daniele Ortali

      if I win I will have books to read up to my old age !

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:38
    3. Judith Jones's avatar Judith Jones

      Keeping fingers crossed!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:25
    4. Margaret Armour's avatar Margaret Armour

      Fantastic collection and so many of these books are on the reading list for my five home educated children. So hoping we can win them

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:17
    5. Melissa Parry's avatar Melissa Parry


      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:13
    6. Nelson Neill's avatar Nelson Neill

      Awesome comp, good luck everyone! Must win!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:04
    7. Joy Violet's avatar Joy Violet

      Great competition! I love classics.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:48
    8. Felix Amador Galvez's avatar Felix Amador Galvez

      Great competition. Always a pleasure to read this classics.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:38
    9. Aidan Delaney's avatar Aidan Delaney

      Super competition!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:27
    10. Chloe's avatar Chloe

      Nothing better than being immersed in good books on a winters day!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:25
    11. Ashleigh's avatar Ashleigh

      Fantastic collection. For sure books you want added to your home library. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:22
    12. Sharon Payne's avatar Sharon Payne

      want so badly!!!!! still so many books i never got around to replacing after loosing all my books in the flood two years ago

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:19
    13. Carly James's avatar Carly James

      Classics are my favourite! Fantastic prize to win!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:06
    14. Dhwani Dhupelia's avatar Dhwani Dhupelia

      Well, I did use Google to find the author. My knowledge is not extensive. However, anything for such great books. ;)

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 06:39
    15. Elis Vollmer's avatar Elis Vollmer

      Very tempting and amazing prize, keeping my fingers crossed for some lucky draw....

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 06:33
    16. Bryan's avatar Bryan

      Love reading!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 06:26
    17. Ms K L Martindale's avatar Ms K L Martindale

      A wonderful prize to win for my son's birthday, he is a read aholic and loves good books.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 06:12
    18. Laura Woolf's avatar Laura Woolf

      Your contests and prizes are the best -- I NEED to win this one! Thanks ever so much!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:45
    19. Ms Tindara Mastrantonio's avatar Ms Tindara Mastrantonio

      Yes, so true!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:30
    20. Liz Needle's avatar Liz Needle

      A wonderful prize to read and to pass on to my grand daughters.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:17
    21. Margaret Sparke's avatar Margaret Sparke

      Yep! Friends worth having! And always there.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:14
    22. claudio cheuquen's avatar claudio cheuquen

      I don't know who wrote that quote. Well, at least I did't use google to look for the answer. That makes me feel quiet. Good luck to everyone!!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:06
    23. Mary Wadey's avatar Mary Wadey

      Both my daughter and I love the classics and having a great library is our aim. The addition of these books would be a godsend.

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 05:04
    24. Hamish Fraser's avatar Hamish Fraser

      Amazing! This would be so much help for my literature studies!

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 04:56
    25. Amanda Nawer's avatar Amanda Nawer

      would be lovely to own these classics and read through at your leisure

      Posted Fri, 02 Aug 2013 04:54

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