The Lottery

The Lottery

And Other Stories

Book - 1991
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The Lottery , one of the most terrifying stories written in this century, created a sensation when it was first published in The New Yorker . "Power and haunting," and "nights of unrest" were typical reader responses. This collection, the only one to appear during Shirley Jackson's lifetime, unites "The Lottery:" with twenty-four equally unusual stories. Together they demonstrate Jack son's remarkable range--from the hilarious to the truly horrible--and power as a storyteller.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1991.
ISBN: 9780374516819
Characteristics: 302 pages ;,20 cm.


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Feb 19, 2014

For the general reader, Shirley Jackson will also be known for her famous short story "The Lottery," but this collection shows that she was more than just a one-hit wonder and that she didn't just work in the horror/twist ending genre. Also check out her novel "The Haunting of Hill House," which was filmed as "The Haunting."

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