penny dreadful

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Noun1.penny dreadful - a melodramatic paperback novel
novel - an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
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But this thing's elaborately simple, like a penny dreadful:
The actor, who stars in Penny Dreadful which is shot in Dublin, revealed the news over the weekend.
Pippa Harris is executive producer of Showtime's just-ended "Penny Dreadful" and the BAFTA-winning "Call the Midwife," and chair of BAFTA's film committee.
Take the most recent Penny Dreadful (?) discussion: "Yeh, the missus was a bit upset by the disembowelled kids and the dead babies." You don't say.
PENNY DREADFUL SKY'S new gothic horror romp starring Josh Hartnett, right, is great fun - as long as you have a strong stomach.
Piper agrees with Dalton that while Penny Dreadful has its " Piper agrees with Dalton that while Penny Dreadful has it supernatural elements, "a lot of it is about mortality and people existing on the outskirts of society living with demons and darkness".
The Penny Dreadful Theatre production touches on the story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cancer cells were taken from her body for scientific research before she died in 1951 in the US.
Sherlock thinks Beatrice invented the attack of the Penny Dreadful villain as a bid for his attention.
The Penny Dreadful actor admitted he was "nervous" about how viewers would react to his attack on Marlon, who has been a fan favourite for more than 20 years.
King -- Elizabeth's pseudonym -- is cornering the penny dreadful market, he tries to unmask him.