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Shirley Jackson

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Full Name: Shirley Hardie Jackson
Born: December 14, 1916
San Francisco, California
Died: August 8, 1965
North Bennington, Vermont
Occupation: Novelist
Nationality: American


The late Shirley Jackson is the author of the classic short story, "The Lottery," a dark, unforgettable tale of the unthinking and murderous customs of a small New England town. She is also the author of several American Gothic novels, such as We Have Always Lived in the Castle and The Haunting of Hill House. Her atmospheric stories explore themes of psychological turmoil, isolation, and the inequity of fate.

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