shilling shocker

shilling shocker
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  • shilling shocker — noun 1. : a novel of crime or violence especially popular in late Victorian England and costing originally one shilling compare dime novel, penny dreadful 2. : a usually short novel that is characterized by sensational incidents and lurid writing …   Useful english dictionary

  • shilling shocker —       a novel of crime or violence especially popular in late Victorian England and originally costing one shilling. Shilling shockers were usually characterized by sensational incidents and lurid writing. Compare dime novel; penny dreadful. * *… …   Universalium

  • shilling shocker — noun A cheap pulp magazine produced in 19th century Britain …   Wiktionary

  • shilling shocker — cheap novel, trash novel, pulp fiction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shilling dreadful — shilling shocker or shilling dreadful noun A short sensational story or novel, orig one published at a shilling • • • Main Entry: ↑shilling …   Useful english dictionary

  • shocker — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, apologue, astonishment, bedtime story, blockbuster, blow, bomb, bombshell, catch, chiller, detective story, earthshaker, eye opener, fable, fabliau …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thriller — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Marchen, Technicolor, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, animated cartoon, apologue, bedtime story, black and white film, cartoon, chiller, cinema, color film,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dime novel — a cheap melodramatic or sensational novel, usually in paperback and selling for ten cents, esp. such an adventure novel popular c1850 to c1920. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * ▪ literature       a type of inexpensive, usually paperback, melodramatic novel …   Universalium

  • dreadful — Synonyms and related words: Bildungsroman, Gothic novel, abominable, alarming, appalling, arrant, astounding, atrocious, august, awe inspiring, awesome, awful, awfully, bad, baneful, base, beastly, beneath contempt, big, blameworthy, brutal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Against the Day — infobox Book | name = Against the Day image caption = First edition cover author = Thomas Pynchon country = United States language = English genre = Novel publisher = Penguin Press release date = November 21, 2006 pages = 1085 pp media type =… …   Wikipedia

  • penny dreadful — pl. penny dreadfuls. Chiefly Brit. a cheap, sensational novel of adventure, crime, or violence; dime novel. [1870 75] * * * ▪ book plural  penny dreadfuls,  also called  bloods        an inexpensive novel of violent adventure or crime that was… …   Universalium

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