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  • adj. Devoid of narrative.


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narrative +‎ -less


  • Before MBT, my notebooks were (and continue to be) largely "narrativeless" (not a real word), a collection of "factoids" building the setting--this is my basic writing instinct and it has been going on for 15 years now, lots and lots of ideas jotted in those vaunted notebooks--so many I forget them and have to remind myself.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Winter Blog Blast Tour, Day Two: D.M. Cornish

  • Pleased that This is Me, Jack Vance! is on best related, but it seems to me it's probably more a sentimental choice than anything -- Vance is a wonderful character, and I enjoyed reading the book for what it was, a narrativeless series of amusing or interesting vignettes more-or-less chronologically in order.

    Hugo Nominations

  • The New History and the Old (1987) was an outright attack on Marxist determinism, quanto-history, and psychohistory as well as other types of narrativeless “history with the politics left out.”

    Gertrude Himmelfarb.

  • 47 Morvern Callar - Dreamy, almost narrativeless follow up to Ratcatcher from Lynne Ramsey.

    Books: 2005


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