Chinese English Dictionary

中文, 汉语, 漢語 - English

小说 in English:

1. novel novel

I like her novel.
He was a writer who had never lived up to the promise of his first novel.
I found his new novel very dull. I don't think he is much of a writer.
Waiting for Spring is a novel by Soseki, isn't it?
From the coffee table photo book to the bathroom factoid anthology to the bedside escapist novel, American literature is designed to match the furniture.
The truth is, these days, I'm thinking of writing a novel for a women's magazine.
One of the characters in the novel dreams up a half-baked plan for robbing a bank.
On Monday, the Pierson Publishing House will launch an ambitious advertising compaign for Real Life, a highly anticipated new novel from Korea.
The novel I'm writing next is set in a love hotel so I wanted to see what one actually looks like.
The novel, the author of which is a famous singer, is selling well.
A certain movie was novelized - rather it was a scenario written for a movie that was expanded as a novel and localized to Japanese.
A long, fictional narration in prose. Great Expectations and Huckleberry Finn are novels, as are War and Peace and Lord of the Flies.
He had a very novel approach to solving this problem and he is a pioneer.
Is there some gustatory or culinary analog of a novel or film? In other words, can you eat or taste a complete, riveting story the way you can watch or read one?

2. fiction fiction

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.
The news is fiction.
Elementary and primary school children don't yet know good from evil or reality from fiction.
Well that's because in fiction that sort of fine detail gets skipped.
Books such as Harry Potter or The Davinci Code" are fiction.
You hear about a lot of incidents these days that would be hard to dream up. It really backs up the old saying that fact is stranger than fiction.
The trouble with fiction... is that it makes too much sense. Reality never makes sense.
This science fiction story seems interesting. Will you lend it to me when you have finished reading it?
The fiction reduced girls to tears.
Fiction novels sell better than reality. In fact, reality doesn't sell at all.
Reading science fiction sometimes does much to encourage a scientific view of the universe.
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction.
literature and stories about imaginary people or events; "What's the best-selling children's fiction title?"
Imogen of the Internet calls people out for openly liking the same fan fiction that she does secretly.