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  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBook“Grace Paley once described the male female writer phenomenon to me by saying’Women have always done men the favor of reading their work but the men have not returned the favor’” I do believe that Miss Jackson was making a very pointed comment about male readers I don’t consciously think about reading a male or female writer but I know that I do read male writers I went back and looked at the last thirty books I’ve read22 male writers 73%8 female writers 27%I wasn’t expecting to find a 5050 split or anything but I was still shocked to see that my ratio was so extremely out of balance Thank goodness I had just read an Ursula Le Guin and this Shirley Jackson or my ratio would have been even skewed So maybe I’m not consciously selecting books due to the gender of the writer but maybe I s


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    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookPeople are never uite what they seem are they? There are loads of oddities secrets turmoil prejudices obsessions hysteria and perhaps even evil lurking just below the surface I don’t think anyone understood this better than Shirley Jackson I’d even go so far as to say Shirley Jackson didn’t have much faith in humanity She exposes all of us and our shortcomings in one way or another in this haunting collection of twenty five short stories One character from the story titled “Elizabeth


  3. Fabian Fabian says:

    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookAfter reading all these seemingly disconnected tales of hush hush Terror evidently some pattern arises This chain of stories is where I found the masterpiece existing at the very core of the novelNever before has subtlety been used so effectively In a masterpiece of the macabre a few corpses ghosts demons should make cameos surely Nah ah NOT true hereShirley Jackson is also the author of The Haunting of Hill House a haunted house tale that suggests rather than shows like all the good ole horror movies I don't uite know how to approach a review about something I fell head over heels with move over Barker and the


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    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookThe one thing that really stands out about this collection of Shirley Jackson stories is this the subtletyIt's not over the top horror in any shape or fashion Rather it's regular folk doing regular things and as we peel back layers and layers to their surroundings or their individual psyches everything twists subtly The normal uickly becomes a twilight zone nightmare even if it's only a tiny little thing that's changedA dog caught killing chickens shiver My goodness that one killed me DeadSome like the Witch was totally awesome and people of my generation would have just found it great fun but I can see why the mommy freaked the hell


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    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookToday December 14 is Shirley Jackson's birthday and ever since Shirley came into my life this year and KNOCKED ME OUT with her fiction I have invented a little fantasy about what her average morning might have looked like when she was alive It's a complete fiction of course but it always manages to cheer me up every time I think of it or find myself disliking men overly muchSo it goes It's morning at the JacksonHyman household circa 195 and Shirley Jackson's standing in her kitchen tossing a dirty skillet into the sink with one hand pulling up the back of her waistband with the other It's autumn and she has an old pink robe pulled loosely over her pajamas and a ratty pair of slippers on her feet A mess of curlers and bobby pins stick out like a bird's nest at the top of her head Shirley burps a little gives her belly a scratch then leans against the counter as she lights a cigarette watching her four kids in the kitchen nook make a mess of their abandoned scrambled eggs “Get on the


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    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookI am not persuaded any of these ualify as horror Good enough stories readable lukewarm writing not much BEWARE of SPOILERS AHEADThere's this story about some weird guy telling a young neurotical kid with an even younger sister gruesome tales about his own hypothetical sister The mother chases him away There's a story about a woman running around looking for her fiance and asking a bunch of random geezers about him It's painstakingly described how she's over 30 and how it's disadva


  7. Melki Melki says:

    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookMy 1949 Avon paperback it originally sold for 35 cents seems to be pushing Shirley Jackson as HP Lovecraft with ovaries The cover proclaims 'A study in nightmares by the most haunting writer of this generation' It's even subtitled 'Adventures of the Demon Lover' Anyone who's ever read that story knows the lover in that tale is scoundrel than demon Whatever it takes to sell books I supposeJackson's characters do than throw stones at one another Their cutting thoughtless remarks have the power to wound and leave scars Cruelty runs rampant as women snub and snipe at ot


  8. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookVery rarely does one find a short story collection where all stories are above average Kudos to Ms Jackson for producing a collection where all are excellent and some really outstanding I wonder whether it is possible to fall in love with a lady who passed away when one was scarcely two years old? If so I'm in love with ShirleyThe title story needs no introduction in fact this is the one which first led me to S


  9. Emily May Emily May says:

    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookRecently I've read a number of short stories with the intention of cutting down my huge reading pile and I've been largely disappointed Particularly by common favourites like Edgar Allan Poe and his many famous horror tales I was surprised to find them rather lacking The Lottery however is one of the best short stories I've read


  10. Teresa Teresa says:

    Epub The Lottery and Other Stories Epub µ and Other PDF ´ transportjobsite.co.uk lottery ebok, other download, stories book, The Lottery book, and Other ebok, Lottery and Other epub, The Lottery and Other Stories eBookReread with Howard July 2020I'd read this last year so I wasn't sure if it might be too soon to read it again It wasn't Despite the horror genre label that's foisted on Jackson I know and came away from this reading even convinced that Jackson's so called horror arises from what human beings do to each other Evil is everywhere but it doesn't arrive from the supernatural Anyone who wants to tell you Jackson believes that hasn't read herReread July 2019I remembered almost none of this from my first read just the title story which I’ve read a few times Perhaps I didn’t ‘get’ the other stories the first time or I didn’t have enough referen


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