Adventure Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Adventure Novel: Any novel in which exciting events and fast paced actions are more important than character development, theme, or symbolism. Examples include Alexandre Dumas's The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines, or Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes.

Other Words for Adventure

Adventure Verb Synonyms: venture, hazard, risk, imperil, endanger, jeopardize, threaten
Adventure Noun Synonyms: exploit, escapade, danger, peril, affair, undertaking, feat, deed, experience, incident, event, occurrence, happening, episode
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Other Words for Novel

Novel Noun Synonyms: story, tale, narrative, romance, novella, novelette, best-seller, blockbuster
Novel Verb Synonyms: new, unusual, unfamiliar, unconventional, fresh, different, original, creative, untested, untried
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Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Novel: In its broadest sense, a novel is any extended fictional prose narrative focusing on a few primary characters but often involving scores of secondary characters. The fact that it is in prose helps dis MORE

Mystery Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Mystery Novel: A novel focused on suspense and solving a mystery--especially a murder, theft, kidnapping, or some other crime. The protagonist faces inexplicable events, threats, assaults, and unknown forces or anta MORE

Multicultural Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Multicultural Novel: As Robert Harris defines the term in his glossary, a multicultural novel is A novel written by a member of or about a cultural minority group, giving insight into non-Western or non-dominant cultural MORE

Memoir-Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Memoir-Novel: A novel purporting to be a factual or autobiographical account but which is completely or partially imaginary. The authorial voice or speaker is typically a made-up character who never actually lived. MORE

Novel Of Manners

Entertainment / Literature / Novel Of Manners: A novel that describes in detail the customs, behaviors, habits, and expectations of a certain social group at a specific time and place. Usually these conventions shape the behavior of the main chara MORE

Novella

Entertainment / Literature / Novella: An extended fictional prose narrative that is longer than a short story, but not quite as long as a novel. We might arbitrarily assign an approximate length of 20,000-50,000 words. Early prototypes in MORE

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