Mother’s Day Gift Guide from Oxford

Need help spoiling Mum this Mother’s day? Check out our list of favourites for your Mum, we have something for the Mum who loves food, a good romance, or a thrilling tale – and the Mum who loves all three with a glass of wine.

See the bottom of this post for the details of a special offer, in honour of Mothers everywhere.

9780198704492Jane Austen’s Letters
Give your Mum a unique insight into the daily life of Jane Austen with her letters: intimate and gossipy, observant and informative, they bring alive her family and friends, her surroundings and contemporary events with a freshness unparalleled in biography. She will love how thoughtful and insightful Austen sounds when writing about the business of literary construction.

9780198718659Once Upon a Time
For the Mother who loves a tale, Once Upon a Time offers everything from wicked queens, beautiful princesses, elves, monsters, and goblins or giants, glass slippers, poisoned apples, magic keys, and mirrors. The characters and images of fairy tales will cast a spell your Mum will love.

9780199601950Victorian Fairy Tales
This anthology will include all her favourites and give her some new ones! The stories in this selection range from pure whimsy and romance to witty satire and darker, uncanny mystery. The book also includes a selection of original illustrations for Mum to enjoy.

Oxford Companion to Food, foodies, quizThe Oxford Companion to Food
Is your Mum interested in food, cooking, and the culture surrounding food? This Companion combines an exhaustive catalogue of foods, be they biscuits named after battles, divas or revolutionaries; body parts (from nose to tail, toe to cerebellum); or breads from the steppes of Asia or the well-built ovens of the Mediterranean; with a richly allusive commentary on the culture of food, expressed in literature and cookery books, or as dishes peculiar to a country or community.

9780198609902The Oxford Companion to Wine
Illustrated with maps of every important wine region in the world, charts and diagrams and stunning colour photographs, this Companion will give your Mum everything she needs to show off a little as she enjoys a glass of wine.

Special offer:
Visit the Oxford University Press website and enter the code MUM15 at the checkout to receive 20% off and free delivery* on the titles above.


*This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offers. Offer ends Sunday 31st May 2015.

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