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The Lottery and Other Stories
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One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" created a sensation when it was first published in The New Yorker in 1948.
"Power and haunting," and "nights of unrest" were typical reader responses. Today it is considered a classic work of short fiction, a story remarkable for its combination of subtle suspense and pitch-perfect descriptions of both the chilling and the mundane.
The Lottery and Other Stories, the only one to appear during Shirley Jackson's lifetime, unites "The Lottery" with twenty-four equally unusual short stories. Together they demonstrate Jackson's remarkable range — from the hilarious to the horrible, the unsettling to the ominous — and her power as a storyteller.

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Shirley Jackson. (2005). The Lottery and Other Stories. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Shirley Jackson. 2005. The Lottery and Other Stories. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Shirley Jackson. The Lottery and Other Stories. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

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The Lottery and Other Stories, the only one to appear during Shirley Jackson's lifetime, unites "The Lottery" with twenty-four equally unusual short stories. Together they demonstrate Jackson's remarkable range — from the hilarious to the horrible, the unsettling to the ominous — and her power as a storyteller.

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The Lottery and Other Stories, the only one to appear during Shirley Jackson's lifetime, unites "The Lottery" with twenty-four equally unusual short stories. Together they demonstrate Jackson's remarkable range — from the hilarious to the horrible, the unsettling to the ominous — and her power as a storyteller.

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