novelist

Definitions of novelist
  1. noun
    one who writes novels
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    James Agee
    United States novelist (1909-1955)
    Louisa May Alcott
    United States novelist noted for children's books (1832-1888)
    Honore de Balzac
    French novelist; he portrays the complexity of 19th century French society (1799-1850)
    William Cuthbert Faulkner
    United States novelist (originally Falkner) who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962)
    Jean Genet
    French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
    Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux
    French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
    Victor-Marie Hugo
    French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
    George Meredith
    English novelist and poet (1828-1909)
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian novelist and playwright (1867-1936)
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist (1871-1922)
    Emile Zola
    French novelist and critic; defender of Dreyfus (1840-1902)
    type of:
    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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