of, pertaining to, or characteristic of novels.

1825–35; novel1 + -istic

novelistically, adverb Unabridged
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novelistic (ˌnɒvəˈlɪstɪk)
of or characteristic of novels, esp in style or method of treatment: his novelistic account annoyed other historians

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Example sentences
In his own non-novelistic way, my grandfather was a wonderful storyteller.
The character's own sense of reality seems to crumble along with the last
  vestiges of novelistic realism.
The flashbacks are done in thin theatrical fashion rather than novelistic
  technique, and this doesn't help.
Yet his vision was realized through a sharp novelistic rendering of drama.
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