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The Lottery (Tale Blazers) - Shirley Jackson
The Lottery (Tale Blazers)
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781563127878 (1563127873)
ASIN: 1563127873
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Pages no: 30
Edition language: English
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nente
nente rated it
2.0 The Lottery (Tale Blazers)
We live in a world where a 30-year-old man can marry and so legally rape a 10-year-old girl, aided and abetted by her relations - and we really need Ms. Jackson to tell us that blindly following traditions might be a bad thing.Honestly, the history around this story strongly reinforces the stereotyp...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Lottery (Tale Blazers)
A powerful short story about tradition and the need to question it.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
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LulzCat Reviews
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4.0 The Lottery (Tale Blazers)
I'm not very big on short stories but tonight my husband decided to read this one out loud while we were eating dinner. It was small being only 30 pages long but it sure packed a big punch. The Lottery was a creepy little story. I thought of it as a mix between dystopian and horror. It made me w...
Poisoning with words
Poisoning with words rated it
2.0 The Lottery (Tale Blazers)
Yo no suelo ver películas de terror, porque soy super asustadiza. Soy de esas que grita en el cine mientras los demás están tranquilos, de las que no puede dormir después de ver una película donde haya un exorcismo o alguna clase de fantasma. Siendo sincera me dan miedo hasta las películas de muerte...
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