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

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

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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.

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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)

User Review  - Shelby - Goodreads

The whole crapola on James Frey's book made me interested in this original story. This story is gripping and rings true and makes you want more from the story as you as sitting there wondering what ... Read full review

Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers)

User Review  - Thomas - Goodreads

***CAUTION SPOILERS*** MY EXACT RESPONSE WHEN FINISHING THIS BOOK Shirley Jackson does a stupendous job of leaving the reader in a continual state of wonder and confusion. In my mind, lottery equals ... 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  - Dystopic - Goodreads

No matter how many times I read it and I have read it countless times - The Lottery remains one of the most disturbing short stories I have ever come across. Even sixty-five years after it was ... Read full review


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