In spite of the Olympics buzz not many are optimistic about 2012 and the howling weather isn't helping much but we're hoping to start positive and prepare for some major changes this year.
To kick-start 2012 Oneworld Classics is running two competitions for UK residents, everyone who creates a free online account on our website automatically has a chance to win a set of five bestselling Oneworld Classics titles (worth over £50):
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Dearest Father by Franz Kafka
Death on Credit by Louis-Ferdinand Celine
Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau
No purchase or payment is necessary, simply log in now! Offer ends 29th February 2012.
We are also offering a set of our 10 Overture Opera Guides (worth £120!) plus a one-year free subscription to Opera Now magazine.
The set will include all the titles Overture have published so far:
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
La bohéme by Giacomo Puccini
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Parsifal by Richard Wagner
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Der Fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner
To win simply tell us which opera you would like to see covered by Overture Opera Guides? Email your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org (competition ends 15th February 2012).
For Alma Books we have decided to extend our Christmas Gift promotion and are giving every customer who makes a purchase from our website a free surprise book (valid for UK residents only, offer end 31st January).
Both websites currently have a 40% discount for every online order for January only, so this is the last chance to purchase some amazing titles at low prices.
We hope this is the start of many competitions and offers to come during the rest of the year.
Happy New Year everyone!