Novel is fictive prose and it has certain length. It describes about the characters, life action in a plot. A good novel is good by virtue of more interesting, more valuable things such as characterization, plot culture or atmosphere.
Novel is a long story written in prose; because it is long, it differs from a short story in other ways too. So it can be concluded that difference between novel and short story lies in the length, the number of characters, and complexity.
- Kinds of novel
- The Elements of Novel