For Jiménez, the novel uniquely suits her purpose of teaching social justice and activism to high school students.
Who knew that, yes, Die Hard was a novel before it was a movie?
Thomas Pynchon was still making fun of it last year in his novel Bleeding Edge.
Can you recommend a Korean novel, and is there anything unique and distinctive about Korean literature that you could pinpoint?
About six years ago I finished a novel much more quickly than I thought I would.
I will leave you the novel Smoke, which I have had waiting for you for ages.
Do we not pardon a lack of incident in a novel of character?
Thus the novel fires many a sanctimoniousness, makes lurid many a hesitating life.
The novel spectacle did not, after all, promise to be to its liking.
This growth was of the same general kind as the progress of any of the great forms of literature—the Drama, the novel.
"new, strange, unusual," early 15c., but little used before 1600, from Old French novel, nouvel "new, young, fresh, recent; additional; early, soon" (Modern French nouveau, fem. nouvelle), from Latin novellus "new, young, recent," diminutive of novus "new" (see new).
"fictitious narrative," 1560s, from Italian novella "short story," originally "new story," from Latin novella "new things" (cf. Middle French novelle, French nouvelle), neuter plural or fem. of novellus (see novel (adj.)). Originally "one of the tales or short stories in a collection" (especially Boccaccio's), later (1630s) "long work of fiction," works which had before that been called romances.
A novel is like a violin bow; the box which gives off the sounds is the soul of the reader. [Stendhal, "Life of Henri Brulard"]