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Virago Modern Classics Giveaway

May 22, 2018

Hi there, better reader! Thank you so much for your ongoing support and enthusiasm for Australian literature.

We love how much you give to us so we’d like to take this opportunity to give back to you. Thanks to our friends at Hachette, we are giving away the brand new Virago modern classics collection edition.

All you have to do is enter the competition below. Winners will be announced in the newsletter on Wednesday 30 May 2018.

Virago is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Modern Classics series with the publication of 13 “deluxe” illustrated paperbacks, showcasing authors such as Muriel Spark, Angela Carter and Patricia Highsmith, accompanied by new introductions from contemporary writers including Man Booker Prize-winner George Saunders.

The series, designed by Hannah Wood and featuring cover artwork by illustrator Yehrin Tong, promises “something for everyone”, from “Parisian high jinks” to “novels of magic, menace, humour, love and belonging”.

It comprises writers Antonia White, Elizabeth Taylor, Zora Neale Hurston, Angela Carter, Patricia Highsmith, Nora Ephron, Grace Paley, Janet Frame, Rosamond Lehmann, Mary Renault, Rebecca West, Muriel Spark and Elaine Dundy.


Giveaway: Virago Modern Classics


  1. Anna Pastuch

    Keep our Authors busy by purchasing a book!!! Good for them but also good for the reader!

  2. Pamela Tickner

    Thanks for a great competition. The covers are beautiful! What a fabulous reason to revisit the classics.

  3. Monique Kowalczyk

    30th of March for announcing winner?

    1. Better Reading Post author

      HI Monique, that would be 30 May!

  4. Hera

    Such an exciting competition. Thank You

  5. Carrie Bennett

    What lovely covers.

  6. Sharon Bellamy

    beautiful books, more beautiful stories on the inside…

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