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This is a universal project for profiles of Novelists on GENi

A novelist is a person who writes novels

A novel is a book length narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story.

Fictionality is most commonly cited as distinguishing novels from historiography.

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