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one who writes novels

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And I would not, even if I had the choice, be the clever novelist who could create a world so much better than this, in which we get up in the morning to do our daily work, that you would be likely to turn a harder, colder eye on the dusty streets and the common green fields--on the real breathing men and women, who can be chilled by your indifference or injured by your prejudice; who can be cheered and helped onward by your fellow- feeling, your forbearance, your outspoken, brave justice.
It is more needful that I should have a fibre of sympathy connecting me with that vulgar citizen who weighs out my sugar in a vilely assorted cravat and waistcoat, than with the handsomest rascal in red scarf and green feathers--more needful that my heart should swell with loving admiration at some trait of gentle goodness in the faulty people who sit at the same hearth with me, or in the clergyman of my own parish, who is perhaps rather too corpulent and in other respects is not an Oberlin or a Tillotson, than at the deeds of heroes whom I shall never know except by hearsay, or at the sublimest abstract of all clerical graces that was ever conceived by an able novelist.
Denham muttered something, which was indeed all that was required of him, and the novelist went on where he had left off.
Fortescue had been observing her for a moment or two, as novelists are inclined to observe, and at this remark he smiled, and made it the text for a little further speculation.
Your nineteenth century novelists are only the tail of Shakspere.
The bolder Englishman (I am told) will write a love-chapter and then go out, quite coolly, to dinner, but such goings on are contrary to the Scotch nature; even the great novelists dared not.
Dickens was the novelist of the poor, the shabby genteel, and the lower middle class.
Other panelists include journalist and novelist David Ignatius, historian Audrey Truschke, British-Pakistani food writer Sumayya Usmani, Iranian artist and curator Vali Malhouji, Urdu poet and scholar Iftikhar Husain, Somali-British novelist Nadifa Mohamed, short-story writer, critic Aamer Hussein and award-winning Iraqi poet and novelist Sinan Antoon, amongst others.
In between those poles, Guyer rides around Cairo, visiting booksellers, crime writers, scholars, journalists, novelists, and graphic novelists, including the man Guyer calls "the greatest novelist alive writing in Arabic," Sonallah Ibrahim.
The Augusta County Library now offers NoveList, a helpful resource to help readers match up with the books that are right for them.
Libraries has begun adding reader's advisory services with NoveList Select for Linked Data.
Innovative Romanian novelist Dumitru Tsepeneag raises the bar on recursive fiction in his latest novel to be translated into English, The Bulgarian Truck.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif has expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of internationally renowned writer and novelist Abdullah Hussain.
In the 19th century, during the novel's classic phase, the answer was clear enough: The novelist was the person who could tell you how the world works.
Gunesekera, a novelist, and Kennedy, a novelist and writer who teaches creative writing in the UK, provide a companion to novel writing that begins with their reflections on the novel and its elements, then provides tips from novelists like Jonathan Franzen, Doris Lessing, and ten of the Granta Best of Young British Novelists 2013, as well as a guide to novel writing and concepts like silence, distance, planning, research, rewriting and editing, digital media, workshops, grammar, punctuation, tenses, and point of view.