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Treat yourself and a friend this Galentine’s Day with the chance to win two copies of Unattached: Thirty Essays On Singlehood, edited by Angelica Malin, and a sharing bundle of vegan dark chocolate treats from Doisy & Dam.

Curated by journalist and author Angelica Malin, Unattached explores the nuances of being single today through the voices of thirty women, from Megan Barton-Hanson and Shaparak Khorsandi to Shon Faye and Stephanie Yeboah. These wide-ranging essays shine a light on brilliant women stepping into their power, owning being alone, and reveal the true depth of female potential when we choose to revel in our own strength.

Doisy & Dam are on a mission to make the world a better place through better chocolate. Chocolate made from ethically sourced cocoa, no palm oil and no dairy.  Recreating nostalgic classics, this time without any nasties and made by a B Corp certified company – it’s the kind of chocolate you’d take home to meet your mum.

 

The prize includes:

Two hardback copies of Unattached.

One Doisy & Dam dark chocolate sharing bundle.

 

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FREE PRIZE DRAW TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

1) By entering this free prize draw, you agree to accept and be bound by these terms and conditions.  All entry instructions form part of the terms & conditions of this prize draw.  

2) This free prize draw is open to anyone aged 18 or over who is a resident of the UK[1], except for employees of The Random House Group Limited (promoter), its subsidiary companies, their families and any other company connected with the prize draw.   

3) Entries must be received by Sunday 20 February at 23:59 GMT. Entries that are illegible, incomplete, corrupted or which fail to be received by the closing date for any reason, will not be counted. The promoter is not responsible for entries delayed or lost in the post. Automatically generated entries or entries via agents or third parties are invalid and shall not be counted. 

4) Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.

5) To enter fill in your details on the online form found at https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2022/february/Competition-win-two-copies-Unattached-Doisy-and-Dam-treats-this-Galentines-Day.html. All correctly completed entries will be entered into a prize draw which will take place on Monday 21 February. The first entry drawn at random by an independent person will be the winner/s.

6) The prize is 2 x hardback copies of Unattached and 1 x Doisy & Dam Dark Chocolate Sharing Bundle (prize) and must be taken before Friday 1 April 2022. The prize is non-transferrable and no cash alternative will be offered.

7) Events may occur which render the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the promoter and the promoter may, at its absolute discretion, vary, amend, suspend or withdraw the prize with or without notice.  

8) The winner will be notified within 10 days of the closing date (i.e. by 2 March 2022). The winner(s) must claim their prize within 30 days of the promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules. 

11) By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of running the competition as detailed in these terms and conditions.  Details on how we process the personal data of entrants can be found in our Privacy Policy (http://penguin.co.uk/company/about-us/notices/privacy-policy/full-privacy-policy.html)

12) We will make the winner’s name and county available on request to the following email address: clowkis@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk (please state the name of the competition in the subject heading 10 weeks after the closing date).  If you do not want your name and county to be made available in the event that you win, please let us know by emailing clowkis@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk. Please note we are required to make the winner’s details available to the ASA if requested.

13) Promoter may disqualify any entrant whose entry does not comply with these terms and conditions (in promoter’s sole opinion) or who, in promoter’s sole determination, has acted in a manner that is fraudulent, dishonest or unjust to other entrants including, without limitation, tampering with the operation of the competition, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, using multiple accounts to submit multiple entries. cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants, the panel or a representative of promoter

14) The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to the competition.   

15) These terms and conditions are subject to English Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

16) The promoter’s contact details are: The Random House Group Limited, One Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms, London, SW11 7AY.

[1] For legal reasons, competitions cannot be opened up globally. There is a small list of approved countries whose residents may be included. Please check with legal for further advice.

  • Unattached

  • Powerful. Self-assured. Independent. Unattached.



    Thirty women, from Megan Barton-Hanson and Shaparak Khorsandi to Shon Faye and Stephanie Yeboah write on what single womanhood in the modern age means to them.


    Have you ever worried about going on holiday alone?

    Felt queasy at the thought of Valentine's Day without a date?

    Thought to yourself, "I want what she has?"

    This book is the tonic you need.


    ANGELICA MALIN - MEGAN BARTON HANSON - ANNIE LORD - STEPHANIE YEBOAH - SHAPARAK KHORSANDI - POORNA BELL - CHARLIE CRAGGS - REBECCA REID - ASHLEY JAMES - CHANTÉ JOSEPH - ROSIE WILBY - SALMA EL-WARDANY - NATALIE BYRNE - SHON FAYE - VENUS LIBIDO - JESSICA MORGAN - FRANCESCA SPECTER - SHANI SILVER - RACHEL THOMPSON - BELLA DEPAULO - MIA LEVITIN - FELICITY MORSE - KETAKI CHOWKHANI - LUCIE BROWNLEE - CHLOE PIERRE - SOPHIA MONEY-COUTTS - NICOLA SLAWSON - RAHEL AKLILU - SOPHIA LEONIE - ROSE STOKES - MADELEINE SPENCER

    Curated by journalist and author Angelica Malin, Unattached explores the nuances of being single today through the voices of thirty women; with personal essays reflecting both the unique challenges (hello, going to a wedding alone), and the glorious benefits (goodbye, joint bank account).

    Unattached shines a light on brilliant women stepping into their power, owning being alone, and reveals the true depth of female potential when we choose to go against what society expects of us and revel in our own strength.

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