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The Lottery

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Ent became the Council's go fer delivering messages of doom to selected targets In response the student body shunned the lottery winner for the entire year This year's victim was fifteen year old Sally Hanso I don’t even know whether to rate this if I could rate it no stars I would I found absolutely no reason to read this book I couldn’t get into the story I started reading it last year I read the first 2 chapters however I never continued I’m not one to stop reading a book at the start in hope that I can get into it Whenever I pick up this book I look at it open it and then put it back onto my bookshelf this book is now in my pile that’s going to the charity shop and I feel sorry to the poor bugger that’s going to pick it up

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Every student at Saskatoon Collegiate knew that all the most important aspects of school life were controlled by a secret club called Shadow Council Each fall Shadow held a traditional lottery during which a The premise of the book with its secret society and whole 'victim' concept was intriguing but I think it was stretched too thin Honestly the society didn't do anything FOR the students in anyway so why was it revered so much and how come no one went to a superior with this I mean Jenny Weaver looked like the sensible sort who'd end the drama once and for all And I suppose that's what I'm unhappy about the most the drama never ended Till the end the Shadow Council never disbanded or one member was given a taste of their own medicine I realize the focus of the book was Sal's inner walls crumbling away and being freed from her guilt but how come such horrible people and yes Willis for all that the author has to say about him is just eually horrible were let off scot free I 'm disappointed I suppose that such a sick twisted world was not eradicated entirely It may be naive but that's what I look for in a book One insignificant person raising up to the challenge and changing the course of life Ah but that was not to be with this bookBesides the unsatisfying ending I didn't really feel any connection with the characters I couldn't decide whether Sally was going to be the one who stood up for herself and displayed self respect or the one who sat meekly on a stool and gasped for air in the corridor Although the self respect portion was only in front of Willis when both were alone so I suppose she falls in the latter category and hence will never be anywhere near my favourite category Besides her I didn't fancy any of the other characters either Willis I hated for the weakness he displayed from the moment he was introduced and for a moment I was horrified Sal might fall in love with him and if the story hadn't taken such a U turn from Sal loving her time as the slave back to detesting it I would have flung the book out the window Thankfully Breydon was back in the picture not that he was much of a win but opposed to Willis I'd take him any day And if I found the development of the relationship of Breydon and Sal to be mellow the closeness between her and her bro was really putting me on the weird edge The Killing Of Katie Steelstock premise of the book with its secret society and whole 'victim' concept was intriguing but I think it was stretched too thin Honestly the society didn't do anything FOR the students in anyway so why was it revered so much and how come no one went to a superior with this I mean Jenny Weaver looked like the sensible sort who'd end the drama once and for all And I suppose that's what I'm unhappy about the most the drama never ended Till the end the Shadow Council never disbanded or one member was given a taste of their own medicine I realize the focus of the book was Sal's inner walls crumbling away and being freed from her guilt but how come such horrible Birthday people and yes Willis for all that the author has to say about him is just eually horrible were let off scot free I 'm disappointed I suppose that such a sick twisted world was not eradicated entirely It may be naive but that's what I look for in a book One insignificant Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything person raising up to the challenge and changing the course of life Ah but that was not to be with this bookBesides the unsatisfying ending I didn't really feel any connection with the characters I couldn't decide whether Sally was going to be the one who stood up for herself and displayed self respect or the one who sat meekly on a stool and gasped for air in the corridor Although the self respect Discordia portion was only in front of Willis when both were alone so I suppose she falls in the latter category and hence will never be anywhere near my favourite category Besides her I didn't fancy any of the other characters either Willis I hated for the weakness he displayed from the moment he was introduced and for a moment I was horrified Sal might fall in love with him and if the story hadn't taken such a U turn from Sal loving her time as the slave back to detesting it I would have flung the book out the window Thankfully Breydon was back in the Stage Mum picture not that he was much of a win but opposed to Willis I'd take him any day And if I found the development of the relationship of Breydon and Sal to be mellow the closeness between her and her bro was really A Faint Cold Fear (Grant County, putting me on the weird edge

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Single student's name was drawn The rest of the student body called the student the lottery winner But Shadow Council knew better; to them the winner was the lottery victim Whatever the label the fated stud With a nod to both Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and Robert Cormier’s The Chocolate War Beth Goobie’s The Lottery is still an original take on the high school scapegoat story The novel is complex because it interweaves other issues into the plot specifically mental and physical disabilities as well as the death of a parent This combination of subjects may have weakened the climax of the book I found things to be resolved too uickly too neatly but it did create suspense There’s a bit of swearing in the novel as well as drinking and drug use I would recommend it for students in grade 10 or up Breaking into Information Security: Learning the Ropes 101 plot specifically mental and Men in Kilts physical disabilities as well as the death of a The Killing Of Katie Steelstock parent This combination of subjects may have weakened the climax of the book I found things to be resolved too uickly too neatly but it did create suspense There’s a bit of swearing in the novel as well as drinking and drug use I would recommend it for students in grade 10 or up

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