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01. Margaret Atwood has written a number of well-known Canadian [novels].
02. I've just finished reading an excellent [novel] about a gourmet chef that goes around murdering people for fun.
03. There are many interesting [novelists] in our country who are immigrants, and their books provide interesting perspectives on their homelands, as well as their adopted home of England.
04. The [novels] of Salman Rushdie have generated a great deal of attention, both positive and negative, in the literary world.
05. Finish your homework on time? Wow, what a [novel] concept that is for you, Jones, considering you haven't done it once so far this year.
06. My teacher made us read one [novel] every two weeks in order to improve our reading and vocabulary in English.
07. Children are always able to find [novel] uses for toys that are made to be used in specific ways.
08. I must have read about 30 [novels] in my literature course last year.
09. Ernest Hemingway once said that when writing a [novel], a writer should create living people - people not characters.
10. Gilbert Chesterton once said that a good [novel] tells you the truth about its hero; but a bad [novel] tells you the truth about its author.
11. Tom Sawyer was the first [novel] ever written on a typewriter.
12. In all, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson were featured in 4 [novels] and 56 short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
13. "The Tale of Genji," the world's first [novel], was completed by Murasaki Shikibu in 1008 A.D.
14. Margaret Atwood has written a number of well-known Canadian [novels].

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  • Novel — Novel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Novel — Nov el, a. [OF. novel, nuvel, F. nouvel, nouveau, L. novellus, dim. of novus new. See {New}.] Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. [1913 Webster] Note: In civil law,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Novel — Escudo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Novel — Nov el, n. [F. nouvelle. See {Novel}, a.] 1. That which is new or unusual; a novelty. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. News; fresh tidings. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Some came of curiosity to hear some novels. Latimer. [1913 Webster] 3. A fictitious tale or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • novel — I adjective alien, anomalous, bizarre, different, distinctive, eccentric, exceptional, extraordinary, foreign, fresh, innovative, inusitate, irregular, modern, neoteric, neoterical, new, newly come, nonconformist, novus, odd, original, peculiar,… …   Law dictionary

  • novel — ‘Que se estrena en una actividad’: «Marta lloraba, reía y suspiraba sola, como un padre novel en la antesala del paritorio» (Longares Romanticismo [Esp. 2001]). Es voz aguda: [nobél]. No es correcta la forma llana ⊕ nóvel. No debe confundirse con …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • novel — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que acaba de empezar en una actividad o profesión: La autora de este libro es una escritora novel, pero de cierta fama. Pepe es novel, pero no conduce mal …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • novel — [näv′əl] adj. [ME novell < OFr novel < L novellus, dim. of novus, NEW] new and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind n. [It novella < L neut. pl. of novellus (see NOVEL the adj. ), hence, orig., new things, news] 1. Obs. NOVELLA… …   English World dictionary

  • novel — [adj] new, original at cutting edge*, atypical, avant garde, breaking new ground*, contemporary, different, far cry*, fresh, funky*, innovative, just out*, modernistic, neoteric, newfangled, new fashioned, now*, odd, offbeat, peculiar, rare,… …   New thesaurus

  • novel — (Del cat. novell, nuevo). adj. Que comienza a practicar un arte o una profesión, o tiene poca experiencia en ellos. U. t. c. s.) ☛ V. caballero novel …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • novel — Ⅰ. novel [1] ► NOUN ▪ a fictitious prose narrative of book length. ORIGIN from Italian novella storia new story . Ⅱ. novel [2] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ interestingly new or unusual …   English terms dictionary