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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - caseybp - LibraryThing
I directed a production of this outdoors. It is very powerful, though some of the dialogue is a bit strange. The consistency of how the lottery is performed (ie. names on slips, blank slips). The play stays mostly faithful to the story; taking dialogue right from Shirley Jackson. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Feleciak - LibraryThing
The Lottery Subtle/Eerie mix 4.5 stars Positioned in the center of town an annual (June 27th) lottery is held. Everyone has to attend. Each person takes a slip of paper from a black box. The person ... Read full review