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dime novel

noun as in inexpensive melodramatic or romantic paperback novel

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But nor do they go for the dime-novel fabulism like Lipsyte's Times battery mate Arthur Daley.

"Thank you," returned Average Jones, enormously entertained by the dime-novel setting which his host had provided for him.

You ran away like a boy in a dime novel, just because you couldn't stand having anything go wrong.

No dime-novel scout was ever more unerring in his aim than I would be if I could only get another aim.

These men usually don a costume like that of the hero of a dime novel.

"I never read a dime-novel in my life," she interrupted, indignantly.

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