Vintage Minis is a series of short books on life’s big themes by some of our greatest authors past and present.
Launched in 2017 with 20 books, we’ve added 10 more to the collection including Freedom by Margaret Atwood, Friendship by Rose Tremain and Money by Yuval Noah Harari.
To celebrate, we’re giving away the complete set of 30 together with the ultimate in reading style, a classic Anglepoise lamp from Heal’s furniture store.
Terms and conditions apply. Competition closes 11:59pm on 7th May 2018.
This competition has now closed; thank you to everyone who entered.
Terms and conditions
- No purchase necessary to enter the prize draw.
- This promotion is open to residents of the United Kingdom, aged 18 years or over. Employees of Promoter, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates (including but not limited to Dorling Kindersley Ltd., Penguin Books Ltd., and the Random House Group Limited) or any other parties that are involved in the development, production, or distribution of this prize draw in any way, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee and/or authors, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.
- Entries must be received by 11:59 pm on 7 May 2018. 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 shall not be considered. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.
- Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.
- All correctly completed entries will be entered into a prize draw, which will take place on 9 May 2018. The first entry drawn will be the winner.
- The prize for the winner is one classic Anglepoise lamp and a copy of each Vintage Mini: Rave by Irvine Welsh, Injustice by Richard Wright, Dreams by Sigmund Freud, Ghosts by M R James, Marriage by Jane Austen, War by Sebastian Faulks, Money by Yuval Noah Harari, Friendship by Rose Tremain, Freedom by Margaret Atwood, Austerity by Yanis Varoufakis, Death by Julian Barnes, Race by Toni Morrison, Drinking by John Cheever, Eating by Nigella Lawson, Home by Salman Rushdie, Desire by Haruki Murakami, Motherhood by Helen Simpson, Psychedelics by Aldous Huxley, Calm by Tim Parks, Depression by William Styron, Liberty by Virginia Woolf, Swimming by Roger Deakin, Fatherhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Babies by Anne Enright, Work by Joseph Heller, Love by Jeanette Winterson, Summer by Laurie Lee, Sisters by Louisa May Alcott, Language by Xiaolu Guo and Jealousy by Marcel Proust.
- 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.
- The winners will be notified via email or post by 12 May 2018. The winners must claim their prize within 30 working days of the Promoter sending notification. If a 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.
- To obtain details of the winner please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating the name of the prize draw in the subject heading 4 weeks after the closing date.
- The Promoter will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the prize draw, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering this prize draw, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this prize draw and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
- The winners agree to take part in reasonable post event publicity and to the use of their names and photographs in such publicity.
- 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 prize draw, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants or a representative of Promoter.
- By entering the prize draw each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
- The Promoter is Penguin Books Limited, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL.
- These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.