Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"

by Miles Hyman (Author)
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Winner of the 2017 Solliès Comics Festival's Best Adult Graphic Novel

The classic short story--now in full color

Shirley Jackson?s short story ?The Lottery? continues to thrill and unsettle readers nearly seven decades after it was first published. By turns puzzling and harrowing, ?The Lottery? raises troubling questions about conformity, tradition, and the ritualized violence that may haunt even the most bucolic, peaceful village.

This graphic adaptation by Jackson?s grandson Miles Hyman allows readers to experience ?The Lottery? as never before, or to discover it anew. He has crafted an eerie vision of the hamlet where the tale unfolds and the unforgettable ritual its inhabitants set into motion. Hyman?s full-color, meticulously detailed panels create a noirish atmosphere that adds a new dimension of dread to the original story.

Shirley Jackson?s ?The Lottery?: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation stands as a tribute to Jackson, and reenvisions her iconic story as a striking visual narrative.

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Publication date
October 24, 2016
Publisher
ISBN
9781466896437
Paper ISBN
9780809066490
File size
360 MB