novella novella  /noʊ ˈvɛ lə/


  • (n) a short novel


  1. Steve Martin talks about his first novella, a delicate, poignant modern romance about a shy shopgirl.
  2. Yet in the novella's passage from page to stage, something of its fateful weight has been forfeited.



    Leslie Novella,18, holds a check, $24,729.46 with her mother Bertha, at the Greenwich Housing Authority, in Greenwich, Tuesday, June 11, 2013.The Greenwich Housing Authority, in conjunction with Family Centers operates a self-sufficiency program for public housing residents to start up savings accounts with the money they get from working various jobs.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

  2. Semi-Retired Grandmaster of Science Fiction Revisits a Classic Story in New Release

    Robert Silverberg and Damien Broderick have collaborated on a new book based on Silverberg’s classic novella “Born With the Dead,” which is being offered at the extraordinary price of 99 cents for just one day. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. The novelist, Martin Amis, in his review of the book in the British newspaper the Guardian, described the Original of Laura as "a longish short story struggling to become a novella".
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Martin Amis Source: BBC News

  2. "Nickelodeon is dedicated to continually offering its audience a variety of genres and styles, so we're thrilled to have entered into this strategic partnership with Sony to bring our viewers this unique tele-novella experience," commented...
    on May 10, 2008 By: Tatiana Rodríguez Source: Business of Cinema

  3. "I'm thinking of it almost as a radio novella," Mitchell says, and wonders if she could orchestrate similar group efforts in other towns.
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: Anais Mitchell Source: Boston Globe

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