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noun as in novel

noun as in short story

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The Tall T, from a Leonard novelette, starred Randolph Scott and Richard Boone.

And her old aunt is a regular tartar; I dont suppose there ever was such a typical female guardian outside a penny novelette.

As a parody of how some quite accomplished but unsympathetic pianist performed the Novelette it was beyond all praise.

Mr. McClure tried to beguile her into writing him a “novelette,” or a “romance of Bible times,” but Mrs. Ward was not to be moved.

I dream of a novel, or a novelette, to be constructed upon totally novel principles; but the outlook is not encouraging.

Before completing it I expect to publish a novelette, which will be dedicated to you,—if I think it worthy of you.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to novelette, such as: fiction, narrative, novella, paperback, prose, and story.

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