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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‘The people of the village began to gather in the square, between the post office and the bank, around ten o’clock.’ In a seemingly normal town, everyone gathers together to conduct the annual ... Read full review
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I'll remember this story, hard to forget. Wonder if this was the inspiration for The Hunger Games? Read full review