Everything fitted in, as in a novel. (not reviewed by editor)
At that time Dumas-fils' beautiful work, La Dame aux Camelias—a novel which I consider imperishable—had just come into fashion. (not reviewed by editor)
To this class of commonplace people belong several characters in this novel;—characters which—I admit—I have not drawn very vividly up to now for my reader's benefit. (not reviewed by editor)
I might have been surprised (though I admit I know nothing of the world), not only that you should have stayed on just now in the company of such people as myself and my friends, who are not of your class, but that you should let these… young ladies listen to such a scandalous affair, though no doubt novel-reading has taught them all there is to know. (not reviewed by editor)
To fill a novel with typical characters only, or with merely strange and uncommon people, would render the book unreal and improbable, and would very likely destroy the interest. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
We`re looking for novel advertising ideas.
the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem
She both fits in perfectly yet remains slightly novel.
Jhumpa Lahiri -- The Namesake
My dad taught this to us by example, but he also looked for novel ways to teach it to others.
Randy Pausch -- The Last Lecture
“A Novel Technique for Transforming the Theft of Mortal Human Cells into Praiseworthy Federal Policy”
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks