Examples of novella in a Sentence
pressed for time, many English teachers have their students read the one novella among the novelist's works
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Official canonical sources include a set of six novellas written by Martin.
This mind-bending novella about a writer losing his marbles contains images that startle and linger.
Unfortunately, the novella never made it to the big screen and Jodelle never revived her blood-thirsty character.
At times, the novella feels like a choir of philosophers—father, mother, Buddhist, lover—all singing a different song in the same room.
Written in 1980, the original novella follows eight scientists and a telepath who have set out on a mission to contact alien life in the far reaches of the solar system.
Fortunately, Johnson wrote so much more: two collections of plays, three books of poetry, two short story collections, nine novels, a novella, and a book of reportage.
But the novella’s brilliant gesture is to mute those horrors, at first, by using the optimistic perspective of the child, Frog.
My favorite summertime horror novels are actually a pair of novellas.
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Origin and Etymology of novella
Italian, from feminine of novello new, from Latin novellus
First Known Use: 1677See Words from the same year
NOVELLA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of novella for English Language Learners
: a short novel : a story that is longer than a short story but shorter than a novel
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