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noun as in novel

noun as in short story

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They both fit into a coat’s oversized pocket, just the size of a paperback novella.

From Eater

The novella that lends its title to this collection centers on two women exchanging increasingly disturbing messages in a chatroom.

In the first section of this novella, a paralegal, also, named David Bingham, lives with his wealthy lover, also named Charles Griffith.

Originally begun in 1967, with the novella Weyr Search, the series ballooned to more than 25 novels and multiple compilations of short stories and novellas.

From Time

The original film was directed by Clive Barker adapting his own novella "The Hellbound Heart."

And in some ways [the novella at the end of the collection] “Jack and the Mad Dog” just sort of set me free.

Morgan, beamed in as ever from a planet far from ours, delivered a mini-novella, dedicated to these people being “part of me.”

I see my novella as being part of that—as part of the social discourse.

I tried to make that clear in the author's note at the start of the novella, but it seems that I was not emphatic enough.

The surprise is that the 127-page novella is far from terrible and creepy.

Una novella boccaccesca in azione nel secolo xv, p. 419 et seq.

Landau, M., La novella di messer Torello e le sue attinenze mitiche e leggendarie, in Giornale stor.

The most remarkable exception is Santa Maria Novella, which has an elaborate facing of black and white marble.

In other words the novella was actually (though still in miniature) a novel in nature as well as in name.

Rinaldo agreed, and marched with all his company to S. Maria Novella.


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

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