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potboiler

Informal a literary or artistic work of little merit produced quickly in order to make money
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It is true that Wilhelmine Germany's territorial ambitions lay in the east, including the Kaiser's famous claim to "my place in the sun", but had Germany conquered France she would not have stopped at the Channel ports; the contents of so many pre-war potboiler novels would have become fact.
Mercedes," slated to be published on June 3 -- on the heels of an ebook version of last year's potboiler "Joyland" to appear sometime in April.
Rife with plot twists this is just the lesbian potboiler to snuggle up to with a bowl of popcorn and your personal leading lady.
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The plot is a pretentious potboiler told - in keeping with franchise tradition - via a stream of sumptuous cutscenes.
Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt is in the frame to star in the screen adaptation of Gone Girl, the macabre potboiler and psychodrama that was the runaway US publishing phenomenon of 2012.
A farcical little potboiler: The cast of increasingly ludicrous TV hit Downton Abbey.
Summary: It was fourth time lucky for British writer Julian Barnes, who has won literature's Booker Prize after a contest that had as many insults, rivalries and bitter accusations as a paperback potboiler.
"[The novel] demonstrates psychological subtlety that the potboiler it resembles would never possess ...
Brandsmith Motion Pictures' much talked about Bollywood potboiler 'Saheb Biwi aur Gangster' directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia is hitting the big screen coming September.
Challenge Cup Pool Five is a real potboiler with Agen, La Rochelle and Gloucester still in with a chance of making the knockout stages.
It seems she might just be right when a publisher agrees to print her romantic potboiler, and she goes on to become one of the most popular writers of her day, and the toast of high society.