Penny-dreadful



noun, plural penny dreadfuls. Chiefly British.
1.
a cheap, sensational novel of adventure, crime, or violence; dime novel.
noun (pl) -fuls
1.
(Brit, informal) a cheap, often lurid or sensational book or magazine

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