Shirley Jackson's The Lottery is a memorable and terrifying masterpiece, fueled by a tension that creeps up on you slowly without any clear indication of why. This is just a townful of people, after all, choosing their numbers for the annual lottery. What's there to be scared of?
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Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)User Review - Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly - Goodreads
Read this leisurely and attentively. That way you'll be able to fully appreciate its shocking and completely unexpected ending. Then, after reading it once, you need to read it again and savor another ... Read full review
Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)User Review - Adrian Fridge - Goodreads
I know this is a classic and it's supposed to be a real gut clencher, but I felt nothing the whole time. I suppose I'm desensitized to this sort of horror story, what with the "normalcy" actually ... Read full review