Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery": The Authorized Graphic Adaptation
Publish date: 2016-10-25
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Miles Hyman is the grandson of Shirley Jackson, and he has adapted her classic story into a graphic novel. The artwork is gorgeous and the faces full of expression. The graphic novel format adds another dimension to this creepy tale. There is a bit of brief nudity which I don't really see the need...
As I near the end of my year-long exploration of graphic novels, I come across my first adaptation: Shirley Jackson's “The Lottery” by Miles Hyman. It was without intention that I happened to read The Lottery and Other Stories immediately preceding this graphic retelling. Hyman's book was on my to-r...