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Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912) Abraham Stoker , Bram Stoker , Stoker
written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form adaptation , version
novel, short additional section at end of afterword , epilogue , postscript
Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721) Alexander Selcraig , Alexander Selkirk , Selcraig , Selkirk
British writer (born in Hungary) who wrote a novel exposing the Stalinist purges during the 1930s (1905-1983) Arthur Koestler , Koestler
novel about moral, intellectual development of youth bildungsroman
unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel) blockbuster , megahit , smash hit
romantic novel containing scenes in which the heroine is sexually violated bodice ripper
romance novel bodice ripper
Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries Book of Tobit , Tobit
Russian writer whose best known novel was banned by Soviet authorities but translated and published abroad (1890-1960) Boris Leonidovich Pasternak , Boris Pasternak , Pasternak
English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688) Bunyan , John Bunyan
Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610) Caravaggio , Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616) Cervantes , Cervantes Saavedra , Miguel de Cervantes , Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
decisive moment in a novel or play climax , culmination
English writer remembered particularly for his novel about Robinson Crusoe (1660-1731) Daniel Defoe , Defoe
novel in which the reader is challenged to solve a puzzle before the detective explains it at the end detective novel , mystery novel
melodramatic paperback novel dime novel , penny dreadful
thinker who moves away from the problem as stated and often has novel ideas and solutions divergent thinker
thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity divergent thinking , out-of-the-box thinking
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