airport novel

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  • Airport novel — Airport novels represent a literary genre that is not so much defined by its plot or cast of stock characters, as much as it is by the social function it serves. An airport novel is typically a fairly long but fast paced novel of intrigue or… …   Wikipedia

  • airport novel — airport novels N COUNT People sometimes refer to long novels such as thrillers and romances that are written in a popular style as airport novels …   English dictionary

  • Airport (novel) — Infobox Book name = Airport image caption = Airport original book cover author = Arthur Hailey cover artist = country = genre = Disaster publisher = Doubleday pub date = 1968 pages = 440 preceded by = followed by = Airport is a bestselling 1968… …   Wikipedia

  • airport novel —    a book written for a person who does not read regularly    • For the captive traveller market and considered by the literati to be unworthy of their attention:     I ve even redone some of the airport novels which made Mr Follett so rich.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • airport novel — /ˈɛəpɔt nɒvəl/ (say airpawt novuhl) noun a style of popular fiction, presented usually as a thick paperback with a colourful cover, designed as light reading for long periods of travel …  

  • Airport (disambiguation) — Airport is used for the arrival and departure of aircraft.Airport may also refer to:* AirPort, Apple Computer s implementation of the 802.11a/b/g/n wireless protocols * Airport (TV series), a British reality television series * Airport (novel), a …   Wikipedia

  • airport book — noun A book to be read in one sitting, especially during plane travel. Syn: airport novel …   Wiktionary

  • Airport policing in the United Kingdom — has taken many forms since the rise of scheduled airline services in the post war period. Policing at major civilian airports was responsibility of the specialist constabularies operated by three central government departments until 1974, when… …   Wikipedia

  • Airport 1975 — Theatrical release poster Directed by Jack Smight …   Wikipedia

  • Airport (Film) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Airport. Airport Réalisation George Seaton Acteurs principaux Burt Lancaster Dean Martin Jean Seberg Jacqueline Bisset George Kenne …   Wikipédia en Français

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