novelistic

nov·el·is·tic

 (nŏv′ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of novels.

nov′el·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

novelistic

(ˌnɒvəˈlɪstɪk)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of or characteristic of novels, esp in style or method of treatment: his novelistic account annoyed other historians.
Translations

novelistic

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He further said that novel should not be documentary as we are seeing some writers are just making it a documentary or historical book and there should be a novelistic touch in the novel.
Gaiman I is a superb storyteller and he's able to create a fusion of the classic eddas [medieval Icelandic literary works] in an enjoyable novelistic fashion.
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14)--referring to "the Actors' Gang's vivid, unsettling 1984, a masterwork of novelistic concision"--but I wish he had called it "Michael Gene Sullivan's stage adaptation of 1984, directed by Tim Robbins.
15) The Greek passions, in their turn, may have inherited the novelistic themes and literary techniques either directly from the novels (16) or via the Apocryphal Acts.
Heroism, goodness, mate-ship, war, enemies, class, memory, self-delusion, passion, guilt, honor, love, and loyalty--these are just some of the themes that bring to life a period in Australian history that has not been well expressed in novelistic form, although there have been noted war memoirs from survivors of the Japanese imperial army's POW camps that were tasked to build the Thai-Burma railway.
Eagle explores the history of aphasia as discerned through literature--primarily novelistic and poetic works, including many authors who suffered from aphasia at some point themselves, but of necessity touching upon the scientific literature on the topic co-evolving through the past two centuries.
Clarifying as this explanation is, it leaves unanswered many nagging questions about the relationship between novelistic and religious conversion.
In 1960 Mailer the journalist, yet in full command of his novelistic skills, wrote the first of a series of reports on American conventions [and] their political personalities, especially the American presidents.
Thus far, "Street Haunting" might seem "closed" in a novelistic way (the narrator ends where she began, with mission accomplished).