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Please can someone help me with the genre of my novel?

  1. Miss M profile image60
    Miss Mposted 6 years ago

    My novel is called Target 13, and if you could read the first chapter (one of my hubs) and tell me what the genre is, that would be great!

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    Old Empresarioposted 6 years ago

    I would not mind helping out. But great literature often has no genre. Perhaps yours fits this category. Genres tend to be reserved for commercialized works made to serve a specific audience. Think about it; does The Great Gatsby fit a genre?--no. It's in the modernist style, but it has no genre as far as I can tell.

  3. Miss M profile image60
    Miss Mposted 6 years ago

    thanks for the reply big_smile

  4. AdeleCosgroveBray profile image96
    AdeleCosgroveBrayposted 6 years ago

    How can you not know the genre of your own novel?  You need not place it in a precise pigeon hole, but surely you know if it's a western, a spy thriller, a romance or horror story, for example?

    Regarding "The Great Gatsby", it could be readily classified as a classic American novel of the 20th century.