Quotes of novel

  1. People really want to think that these things really happened. I don't know why that important, but I know that when I finish reading a novel or something, I want to know how much of that really happened to this author. – Alison Bechdel
  2. When I do a novel I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material. – Francis Ford Coppola
  3. I probably listen to Burn more than any of them, because it was so new me, so novel To see my name on an actual record was such an incredible feeling. – David Coverdale
  4. Although by 1851 tales of adventure had begun to seem antiquated, they had rendered a large service to the course of literature: they had removed the stigma, for the most part, from the word novel – Carl Clinton Van Doren
  5. A novel in the end, is a container, a shape which you are trying to pour your story into. – Helen Dunmore
  6. Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel – Leslie Fiedler
  7. If I'd had more time or been a better writer, I would have tried to put the same ideas and experiences into a novel But I didn't so I slapped it up on the Web. – Philip Greenspun
  8. Yes, after some time spent last year on other commitments, most of them speaking engagements, I am now about halfway through a novel that I hope will come out in 1998. – Robert MacNeil
  9. What makes literature interesting is that it does not survive its translation. The characters in a novel are made out of the sentences. That's what their substance is. – Jonathan Miller
  10. So, I guess the answer to your question is very few people can bring off a novel of the future because it's just so damn hard to make it look like the future. – Jerry Pournelle
  11. Poetry seems to sink into us the way prose doesn't. I can still quote verses I learned when I was very young, but I have trouble remembering one line of a novel I just finished reading. – Jack Prelutsky
  12. One performs a very different act when reading a movie and when reading a novel Your attention behaves differently. – Manuel Puig
  13. The novel moves like all the arts. It's transforming itself all the time. – Nathalie Sarraute
  14. When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel it's yours. – Sidney Sheldon
  15. If you want to write the next great novel but you think, No, this won't work because no one will buy it or it won't be any good, then you talk yourself out of taking a risk. – John Tesh

Usage examples for novel

  1. At the fifth attempt he succeeded in writing a whole novel – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  2. It was a novel idea, and it tickled the humor of the Happy Family. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  3. " The first part was big," he said one night of a recent English novel – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  4. I think I saw his name mentioned the other day as the author of a novel which appeared this spring. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  5. I had a feeling that as it was to be my first novel it should be judged as a whole and taken at a gasp, as it were. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  6. " I think it is a novel idea," put in the new nurse decidedly. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  7. The author's style is charming, and the history is fully as interesting as a novel – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  8. " No; it's not a novel – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  9. Lucy rose and brought her the new novel – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  10. What is the subject of War and Peace, what is the novel about? – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  11. I have seen you watching us very seriously, as though we were figures in a novel and that has amazed me, because you must not be solemn about us. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  12. Plenty of exercise in the open and regular habits would, I had been assured, set me up again, and my leisure I meant to employ in beginning a novel that had been teasing me ever since I sailed for home. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  13. Both daughters of the house were, according to Reissman's not particularly novel expression, " passionately fond of music." – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 by Rupert Hughes
  14. The children enjoyed their novel luncheon. – Dot and Tot of Merryland by L. Frank Baum
  15. I'm going to write a novel some day myself. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  16. Here Mrs. Ward lived for seven summers, finding in the country round about some of the most interesting of the scenes of her first novel Miss Bretherton," and of " Robert Elsmere." – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott
  17. When the front door closed behind him she went back to her seat by the lamp, and took up her novel but her eyes did not see the printed page. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  18. Presently a novel fell from the lady's lap. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  19. The next object that attracted our attention was a paper- covered novel I discovered on a side- table in the same room. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  20. Last year in a merry mood I sat down to write a novel – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill

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