The Lottery and Other Stories

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A collection of twenty-five tales exploring a world of horror and the macabre features the author's haunting story of a small town's yearly ritual of evil

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"The stories remind one of the elemental terrors of childhood."--James Hilton, "Herald Tribune "
"In her art, as in her life, Shirley Jackson was an absolute original. She listened to her own voice, kept her own counsel, isolated herself from all intellectual and literary currents . . . . She was unique."--"Newsweek"

The stories remind one of the elemental terrors of childhood. "James Hilton, Herald Tribune"

In her art, as in her life, Shirley Jackson was an absolute original. She listened to her own voice, kept her own counsel, isolated herself from all intellectual and literary currents . . . . She was unique. "Newsweek""

The stories remind one of the elemental terrors of childhood. James Hilton, Herald Tribune

In her art, as in her life, Shirley Jackson was an absolute original. She listened to her own voice, kept her own counsel, isolated herself from all intellectual and literary currents . . . . She was unique. Newsweek

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"The stories remind one of the elemental terrors of childhood." --James Hilton, Herald Tribune

"In her art, as in her life, Shirley Jackson was an absolute original. She listened to her own voice, kept her own counsel, isolated herself from all intellectual and literary currents . . . . She was unique." --Newsweek

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Shirley Jackson, born in 1919, was the author of numerous books, including Hangsman, Life Among the Savages, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. For the last twenty years of her life, until her death in 1965, she lived in North Bennington, Vermont.

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