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Book Information: Lottery, the

Lottery, the (1948) [Short Story]
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

The people of a village perform their annual lottery, with startling consequences for the recipient of the one paper with the black spot.

Originally published in The New Yorker, 26 June 1948.

Original title: The Lottery
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

This work is a subwork of the following works :
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      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , J. D. Salinger , Rudyard Kipling , William Faulkner , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , James Joyce , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Virginia Woolf , Anatole France , Katherine Anne Porter , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Wolfe , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , O. Henry , Frank O'Connor , John Collier , Guy de Maupassant , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , Saki , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , V. S. Pritchett , William Saroyan , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Hector Hugh Munro , Stephen Vincent Benét , Arthur Schnitzler , Clarence Day , Dorothy Parker , Robert M. Coates , Edmund Wilson , George Milburn , H. L. Mencken , Francis Steegmuller
     5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories, the (1970) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ray Bradbury , Roald Dahl , Shirley Jackson , H. G. Wells , Henry Kuttner , Daphne du Maurier , Guy de Maupassant , W. W. Jacobs , R. Chetwynd-Hayes , E. F. Benson , A.M. Burrage , William Sansom , Monica Dickens , Mary Danby
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      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , James Joyce , D. H. Lawrence , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , Alice Walker , Edith Wharton , Willa Cather , Katherine Anne Porter , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Gabriel García Márquez , Louise Erdrich , Chinua Achebe , Margaret Atwood , Ralph Ellison , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , Flannery O'Connor , Kate Chopin , Guy de Maupassant , Raymond Carver , Bobbie Ann Mason , Alice Munro , Richard Wright , Denise Chávez
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , Shirley Jackson , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Lucius Shepard , Peter S. Beagle , Poul Anderson , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Jorge Luis Borges , R. A. Lafferty , Anthony Boucher , Horace. L. Gold , Terry Bisson , Margaret St. Clair , Ted Chiang
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      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Stephen King , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Ray Bradbury , Orson Scott Card , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , Mark Twain , Edith Wharton , Harlan Ellison , Greg Bear , David Drake , Robert W. Chambers , Charles Beaumont , Alan Dean Foster , Henry Kuttner , W.P. Kinsella , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Gene Wolfe , Michael Bishop , Manly Wade Wellman , Karl Edward Wagner , Washington Irving , Kate Chopin , Jack Finney , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Fredric Brown , R. A. Lafferty , Alan Brennert , Frank R. Stockton , Stephen Vincent Benét , Joel Chandler Harris , Bradley Denton , Edward O'Reilly
     13 Best Horror Stories of All Time, the (2002) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Shirley Jackson , H. G. Wells , Algernon Blackwood , Arthur Machen , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. W. Jacobs , Oliver Onions

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