One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
book, paperback, hardback
story, tale, narrative, romance, work of fiction
historical yellowback, three-decker
1‘the practice would not be considered unusual today, but in 1945 it was novel’
new, original, unusual, unfamiliar, unconventional, off-centre, unorthodox, different, fresh, imaginative, creative, innovative, innovatory, innovational, inventive, modern, ultra-modern, state-of-the-art, advanced, avant-garde, futuristic, pioneering, groundbreaking, trailblazing, revolutionary
rare, unique, singular, unprecedented, uncommon
experimental, untested, untried, unknown, surprising, strange, exotic, out of the ordinary, newfangled
North American left-field
rare new-fashioned, neoteric
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