Win the new Penguin Modern Classics: Crime and Espionage Set

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We’re giving one lucky reader a full set of the 10 new books in our Penguin Modern Classics: Crime and Espionage series!

From iconic bestsellers by Georges Simenon, John le Carré and Shirley Jackson to lesser-known gems like The Chinese Gold Murders and I Married a Dead Man, these gorgeous books will delight all fans of classic crime fiction – and make a beautiful addition to any bookshelf.

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To be in with a chance of winning, simply enter the form below by Sunday 30th June 2024, 23:59 GMT.

Prize Draw Terms and Conditions:

  1. No purchase necessary to enter the prize draw.  
  2. This prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  3. Entries must be received by Sunday 30th June 2024, 23:59 GMT. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries and entries via agents or third parties are invalid and will not be counted. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.
  4. Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.
  5. To enterfill in your details on the online form.
  6. All correctly completed entries will be entered into a prize draw which will take place on Monday 1st July 2024. The first entry drawn will be the winner.
  7. The prize for the winner will be one copy of each of the following:
    1. The Chinese Gold Murders by Robert van Gulik
    2. Gold Mask by Edogawa Rampo
    3. I Married a Dead Man by Cornell Woolrich
    4. The Labyrinth Makers by Anthony Price
    5. From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming
    6. Night at the Crossroads by Georges Simenon
    7. The Deadly Percheron by John Franklin Bardin
    8. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
    9. The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald
    10. The Night Manager by John le Carré
  1. Other than those specified above, the promoter shall not be liable for any costs or expenses arising out of or in any way connected with this prize and does not accept any responsibility for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by the winner as result of accepting this prize.
  2. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
  3. The winner will be notified via email or post by Wednesday 19th June 2024. The winner must claim their prize within 30 working 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.
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