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The Lottery Maria Edgeworth

The Lottery

Maria Edgeworth

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ISBN : 9781857997590
Paperback
59 pages
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Maurice and Ellen Robinson are a happy couple until their relation, Mrs Dolly, comes to live with them. It is her idea that they buy a lottery ticket, and when they win five thousand pounds, she encourages them to spend lavishly, a change which willMoreMaurice and Ellen Robinson are a happy couple until their relation, Mrs Dolly, comes to live with them. It is her idea that they buy a lottery ticket, and when they win five thousand pounds, she encourages them to spend lavishly, a change which will ultimately lead to tragedy.Maria Edgeworth, celebrated author of Castle Rackrent, has written a morality tale as pertinent today as it was two hundred years ago.