The Lottery and Other Stories

First Picador modern classics edition.
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Dark and nightmarish, Shirley Jackson's short stories represent a singular and ever-powerful genre unto themselves. "The Lottery" remains one of the most terrifying stories ever published--all the more so for its lucid, convincing realism--and one of the most controversial; it has become an essential classic of American…

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