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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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.
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.
Samantha Schweblin’s novella, structured as a dialogue between a sick woman in the hospital and a boy at her bedside, unfolds like a surreal film that begins as body horror and pivots into a tale of ecological disaster.
The film, which spurred a bidding war at last year’s festival, is based on the eponymous 2013 Jonathan Ames novella.
Stephen King takes a trip back to Castle Rock in his new novella Gwendy’s Button Box (Cemetery Dance Publications, 180 pp., *** out of four stars), a different sort of coming-of-age story about a mysterious stranger and his odd little gift.
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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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