Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery": The Authorized Graphic Adaptation by Miles Hyman - Book Review

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Shirley Jackson's
ISBN: 9780809066506
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Published: Hill and Wang - October 25th, 2016

Created by Jackson’s grandson, Miles Hyman, you see the action of her original text. Full color pieces of art show you what is any town USA. The suspense of the buildup to the drawing of the lottery is seen on the faces of the characters. They capture their glee, fear, boredom, and, later, even their tuning out their humanity. The limited text captures the feeling of Jackson’s story while the illustrations capture the time and place while adding to the meaning of Jackson’s message. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

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