One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" created a sensation when it was first published in The New Yorker in 1948.
Power and haunting, and nights of unrest were typical reader responses. Today it is considered a classic work of short fiction, a story remarkable for its combination of subtle suspense and pitch-perfect descriptions of both the chilling and the mundane.
Author: Shirley Jackson
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.34h x 5.50w x 0.82d
About the Author
Shirley Jackson (1919-1965) wrote several books, including Hangsaman, Life Among the Savages, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle.