“The Festival of the Cull”

Title“The Festival of the Cull”
Year for Search2017
AuthorsCarr, Steve
Secondary TitleDystopia Utopia Short Stories: An Anthology of New & Classic Tales
Pagination73-77
Date Published2017
PublisherFlame Tree Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of a society where each year everyone must choose a person to be culled, and those getting the most votes will be killed. The system can be rigged. Resonates with Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” (1948).

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2017 Carr, Steve. “The Festival of the Cull.” Dystopia Utopia Short Stories: An Anthology of New & Classic Tales (London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2016), 73-77. First publication. PSt

Dystopia of a society where each year everyone must choose a person to be culled, and those getting the most votes will be killed. The system can be rigged. Resonates with Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” (1948).