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Intellectual property
adjective Referring to that which is new and/or original—i.e., the invention must never have been made in public in any way, anywhere, before the date on which the application for a patent is filed.

Vox populi
noun Fictional prose of book length, the storyline of which has some degree of realism.
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The Aracki family originates from the small town of Karanovo, a mythical place that does not exist on the map but is well known to readers of Olujic's early novels.
Caroline Raulet-Marcers article focuses on how questions of what she calls "literary paternity" are treated within Balzac's early novels themselves.
The moderately frequent words are even more significant: they are frequent enough to be consciously noticed in early novels, but are rare or nonexistent in late novels, or vice versa.
For Bowen, not only is Dickens a great writer according to any standards the academy can propose, but, further, the early novels deserve our most serious consideration.
Yes, getting my first novel published took many years, and then two other early novels were published in reverse order from when they were written.
The early novels, including even those that have come to be considered classics (Far From the Madding Crowd and The Return of the Native) Burns treats rather severely, primarily because they do not measure up to his Panzaic Contextualist standards: be finds them too melodramatic, too dependent on the work of Charles Reade and other Sensation novelists.
Esprit in The Spy Who Loved Me the early novels, and a Lotus drives the Bentley (answer a) in 3.
He evokes George Smiley, whose unfaithful wife Ann haunted le Carre's early novels.
The author, who gained a cultlike following in the '70s and '80s for his early novels, including ``Still Life With Woodpecker'' and ``Even Cowgirls Get the Blues,'' continues to plumb the mysterious questions of reality, metaphysics, consciousness and sex in his seventh novel, ``Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates'' (Bantam; $27.
All-time favourite: There aren't that many books I return to, but I still enjoy Evelyn Waugh's early novels, especially Vile Bodies.
His early novels were generally set in Eastern Europe and the eastern Mediterranean and were written from a left-wing point of view, a conscious reaction to the tradition of earlier novelists who wrote of the glory of the empire.
And Prince Edward, 33, is a huge fan of her early novels, set in Victorian times around the character of crime-busting sleuth Inspector Pitt.

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