Results 1-10 of 4
User Review - Flag as inappropriate

it reminds me of hunger games but instead of one winner one dies

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

The description of the village atmosphere is too good, but the idea seemed harsh!

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

This is one of my favorite stories of all time. It's interesting to read about the way the town has a ritual so morbid and violent be a normal way of life to them. I just find it amazing the way it was written and the characters ease of maintaining their way of life.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

I read The Lottery last year and it STUNK! The most horrible thing I have ever read! DON'T READ THIS UNLESS YOU HAVE TO!!!

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

Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Opening lines: The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day; the flowers were blossoming profusely and the grass was richly green. The people of the village ... Read full review

Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

User Review  - Figgy - Goodreads

While I can see how this story was radical and terrifying in its time, in the age of "The Hunger Games", it is not quite as shocking as it once was. The thing that I found most interesting, most ... Read full review

Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

User Review  - Leonard - Goodreads

In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery, though the stoning reminds us of the Old Testament punishment, its original intent has long been forgotten. We view with horror at the barbarity and insanity of the ... Read full review

Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

I read this short story again recently and was struck, as ever, by Jackson's mastery. It's only about 10 pages long, and every word is perfect. It would make my list of the best short stories ever ... Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
3
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
1

1 star - 1

Editorial reviews - 0
User reviews - 4