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novella in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnovellano‧vel‧la /nəʊˈvelə $ noʊ-/ noun [countable]  ALa story that is shorter than a novel, but longer than a short story
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novellaI found it boring, self-conscious and a good deal sketchier than the Balzac novella on which it's based.Saul Bellow's new novella, his second in six months, is a mean 100 pages.Martha had just singled out a passage in Kara's novella that she said she found particularly meaningful.What would make a sleek novella expands into a loose, overblown novel.