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The Lottery and Other Stories

The Lottery and Other Stories


Shirley Jackson

ISBN: 9781429957847
Year of publication: 2005

Shirley Jackson THE LOTTERY AND OTHER STORIES For my mother and father Introduction by A. M. Homes The world of Shirley Jackson is eerie and unforgettable. It is a place where things are not what they seem even on a day that is sunny and clear, with the fresh warmth of a full-summer day, there is the threat of darkness looming, of things taking a turn for the worse. Hers is the ever-observant eye, the minds eye, bearing witness. Out of the stories rises a magical somnambulists etherthe reader is ...

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle

We Have Always Lived in the Castle


Shirley Jackson

ISBN: 9781101530658
Year of publication: 2006

Shirley Jackson WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE Introduction by Jonathan Lethem For Pascal Covici INTRODUCTION Life in Shirley Jacksons OutCastle Ten and twenty years ago I used to play a minor parlor trick I wonder if it would still work. When asked my favorite writer, Id say Shirley Jackson, counting on most questioners to say theyd never heard of her. At that Id reply, with as much smugness as I could muster: Youve read her. When my interlocutor expressed skepticism, Id describe The ...

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The Lottery

The Lottery


Shirley Jackson

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Year of publication: 0

Shirley Jackson The Lottery 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 began to gather in the square, between the post office and the bank, around ten oclock in some towns there were so many people that the lottery took two days and had to be started on June 26th. but in this village, where there were only about three hundred people, the whole lottery took ...

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Brave New Worlds

Brave New Worlds


Carrie Vaughn
Robert Silverberg
ín R Kiernan
John Joseph Adams
Neil Gaiman
Paolo Bacigalupi
James Morrow
Cory Doctorow
Orson Scott Card
Harlan Ellison
Geoff Ryman
Kim Stanley Robinson
Kate Wilhelm
Charles Coleman Finlay
Ross E Lockhart
Adam-Troy Castro
Genevieve Valentine
Sarah Langan
M Rickert
Tobias S Buckell
Alex Irvine
Ursula K Le Guin
Shirley Jackson
S L Gilbow
Joseph Paul Haines
Bryan Talbot
Matt Williamson
Heather Lindsley
Jeremiah Tolbert
Joe Mastroianni
Vylar Kaftan

ISBN: 9781597802215
Year of publication: 2011

BRAVE NEW WORLDS DYSTOPIAN STORIES For Christie Introduction by JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS Nineteen Eighty-Four, Fahrenheit 451, and, of course, the book this anthology is named forBrave New Worldare the cornerstones of dystopian literature in novel form, but there has never, to my knowledge, been an anthology collecting all the best, classic works of dystopian short fiction in one volume. This book aims to do exactly that, spanning from 1948 to the present day, from what is perhaps The classic dystopian ...

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