Competitions

Vote for your favourite Margaret Atwood novel

16 With a second season of The Handmaid’s Tale recently announced and Alias Grace coming to a (Netflix) screen near you this autumn, Margaret Atwood fever is in the air. But which of her novels is your favourite? From Man Booker winning The Blind Assassin to the wickedly funny Stone Mattress to the mesmerising world…

Virago Modern Classic Book Club - In A Summer Season

Virago Modern Classic Book Club: In A Summer Season

Introducing the Virago Modern Classic Book Club August pick: In A Summer Season by Elizabeth Taylor. A love story for the ages, this August we are reading Elizabeth Taylor’s In A Summer Season. Will you be reading along? “You taste of rain,” he said, kissing her. “People say I married her for her money,” he thought contentedly,…

VMC Book Club - Anne of Green Gables

Virago Modern Classic Book Club: Anne of Green Gables

A childhood favourite that deserves a re-read. ‘Oh, it seems so wonderful that I’m going to live with you and belong to you. I’ve never belonged to anybody’ When a scrawny, freckled girl with bright red hair arrives on Prince Edward Island, Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are taken by surprise; they’d asked for a quiet…

Win a copy of The Hidden Room by Stella Duffy

Tense and thrilling, Stella Duffy’s brilliant new psychological suspense, The Hidden Room, publishes next week and we’ve got five hardbacks to give away. To be in with the chance of winning, enter your details in the box below, making sure to read our terms and conditions first. Winners will be announced on 6th July. Good…

Win a Daphne du Maurier box set & My Cousin Rachel film poster

To celebrate the release of Roger Michell’s adaptation of My Cousin Rachel, we’ve teamed up with Fox to offer you the chance to win a beautiful boxed set of Daphne Du Maurier novels and a signed film poster. The box set contains five gorgeous VMC editions – My Cousin Rachel, Rebecca, Frenchman’s  Creek, Jamaica Inn and…

Virago Modern Classic Book Club – The Charioteer

This July marks fifty years since the creation of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967, which decriminalized homesexual acts between men in England and Wales, and birthed the modern LGBTQ movement in Britain. With Pride Festival kicking off on Saturday 24th June, there couldn’t be a better time to shed some light on this (somewhat)…

Win one of 100 copies of Radical Hope

We are living in turbulent times. As the 100th day of Donald Trump’s Presidency is almost upon us, Radical Hope – Carolina de Robertis’ collection of love letters from diverse and award-winning authors – offers an antidote to despair. We have 100 copies of Radical Hope to give away to Virago readers. Simply tell us who you would…