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Writer Shirley Jackson is best known for her story “The Lottery," which suggests a sinister underside to small-town America, and The Haunting of Hill House.
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Writer Shirley Jackson is best known for her short-story “The Lottery” (1948), a chilling tale about the sinister underside of small-town America; it provoked outrage when first published. Her 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House was twice made into a film (1963, 1999). Jackson's reputation as a master of gothic horror and psychological suspense is sealed by her influence on modern writers.
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