I had an idea in my head of what a novel was, and that book cracked my idea wide open.
Aria Beth Sloss
Novels are alive. They live on the other side of our lives, influencing us like good friends.
“But wouldn’t you be less of a bore if you read novels?”
Carol Shields Unless
A novel is like a window, open to an infinite landscape.
She liked Victorian novels. They were the only kind of novel you could read while you were eating an apple.
Stella Gibbons Cold Comfort Farm