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Short stories : The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

“The Lottery” (1948) by Shirley Jackson 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 …

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Short stories : The Possibility of Evil by Shirley Jackson

The Possibility of Evil! by Shirley Jackson Miss Strangeworth is a familiar fixture in a small town where everyone knows everyone else. Little do the townsfolk suspect, though, that the dignified old woman leads another, secret life… Miss Adela Strangeworth …

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