a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
a kind of literary or artistic work
an expressive style of music
a style of expressing yourself in writing
pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"
original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; "his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels"; "he burned all the novels"
an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"