epistolary novel

noun
a novel written in the form of a series of letters.
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It takes courage to adapt an epistolary novel for the screen, particularly one as psychologically complex as this one.
Part of it's structural-a return to serial, open-ended narrative that's reminiscent of the picaresque or the epistolary novel.
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