The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson


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Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.

One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” created a sensation when it was first published in 1948. 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. The Lottery and Other Stories features twenty-four other tales encompassing the hilarious and the horrible, the unsettling and the ominous.

• For a quarter century, Picador has been producing beautifully packaged literary fiction and nonfiction books from our offices in New York. Our Modern Classics series pairs iconic books with a distinct wrap-around cover illustration.

The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson