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Shirley Jackson and the Post-War Short Story

Review by Max Scratchmann

I think it was Noel Coward who said that one should never return to the things one loved in one’s youth in the cold light of middle age, and so it was with some trepidation that I decided to re-read The Lottery, Shirley Jackson‘s ground-breaking collection of short stories.

I’m a great short story enthusiast. But also exceptionally difficult to please. (more…)

January 30, 2014 at 10:26 am 2 comments

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