Origin of dime novel
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But nor do they go for the dime-novel fabulism like Lipsyte's Times battery mate Arthur Daley.
Asked Vanstruther to go down with me, but one of his dime-novel heroes is ill or something of that sort, and he's off the list.Cape of Storms|Percival Pollard
"Thank you," returned Average Jones, enormously entertained by the dime-novel setting which his host had provided for him.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
"M'Gibbon's been reading some dime-novel, I suppose," said one club man.The Wrecker|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne