Currently, she is at work on a novel set in the adult movie industry.
Who knew that, yes, Die Hard was a novel before it was a movie?
Can you recommend a Korean novel, and is there anything unique and distinctive about Korean literature that you could pinpoint?
Téa Obreht's The Tiger's Wife, although it comes as rapturously praised as a novel can, is a welcome relief.
The 158-Pound Marriage By John Irving This novel by Irving, written in 1973, is my favorite of his.
I will leave you the novel Smoke, which I have had waiting for you for ages.
"Oh, my dear," she said, clasping the novel with one hand while she embraced him with the other.
Thus the novel fires many a sanctimoniousness, makes lurid many a hesitating life.
My dear, you will be woefully disappointed if in my story you expect any thing like a novel.
This growth was of the same general kind as the progress of any of the great forms of literature—the Drama, the novel.
"new, strange, unusual," early 15c., but little used before 1600, from Old French novel, nouvel "new, young, fresh, recent; additional; early, soon" (Modern French nouveau, fem. nouvelle), from Latin novellus "new, young, recent," diminutive of novus "new" (see new).
"fictitious narrative," 1560s, from Italian novella "short story," originally "new story," from Latin novella "new things" (cf. Middle French novelle, French nouvelle), neuter plural or fem. of novellus (see novel (adj.)). Originally "one of the tales or short stories in a collection" (especially Boccaccio's), later (1630s) "long work of fiction," works which had before that been called romances.
A novel is like a violin bow; the box which gives off the sounds is the soul of the reader. [Stendhal, "Life of Henri Brulard"]