History Main / EpistolaryNovel

6th Sep '17 11:32:35 PM PaulA
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* The first half of Creator/HPLovecraft's novella, ''The Whisperer in Darkness'' consists almost entirely of a correspondence of letters exchanged between the first-person narrator and another character, until the protagonist decides to visit his penfriend in person.

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* The first half of Creator/HPLovecraft's novella, ''The Whisperer in Darkness'' novella ''Literature/TheWhispererInDarkness'' consists almost entirely largely of a correspondence of letters exchanged between the first-person narrator Professor Wilmarth and another character, Henry Akeley, with some bridging narration by Wilmarth, until the protagonist Wilmarth decides to visit his penfriend in person.
2nd Sep '17 8:57:11 AM Thunderchin
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* The first third or so of ''Fanfic/TheNextFrontier'' consists of a series of blog entries, mostly written by [[VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram Jebediah Kerman]], and the comments underneath them. Blog entries appear a few times throughout the rest of the story as a CaptainsLog-esque framing device for a bit of exposition.

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* The first third or so of ''Fanfic/TheNextFrontier'' consists of a series of blog entries, mostly written by [[VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram Jebediah Kerman]], and the comments underneath them. Blog entries appear a few times throughout the rest of the story as a CaptainsLog-esque framing device for a bit of exposition. It also functions as a FourthWallMailSlot, as the blog's comments and Q&A questions are nearly all supplied by the early readers of the story.
13th Jul '17 3:20:39 PM LadyNorbert
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* ''Across the Waking Sea'', a side volume in the ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' fic series ''Fanfic/TwiceUponAnAge'', consists entirely of letters exchanged between [[TheStoryteller Varric Tethras]] and [[ShipTease Bethany Hawke]].



** Early drafts of her ''Literature/SenseAndSensibility'' were written this way, under the name ''Elinor and Marianne''.



* ''Literature/DaddyLongLegs'', by Jean Webster consists solely of letters written by the protagonist, Judy Abbott. Its sequel ''My Dear Enemy'' has the new protagonist, Sallie, writing letters to her old friend Judy.

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* ''Literature/DaddyLongLegs'', by Jean Webster consists solely of letters written by the protagonist, Judy Abbott. Its sequel sequel, ''My Dear Enemy'' Enemy,'' has the new protagonist, Sallie, writing letters to her old friend Judy.Judy and other characters.
10th Apr '17 9:04:39 AM kenyastarflight
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* ''The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'' by Mary Ann Shaffer and Ann Barrows (the latter finished the book after [[AuthorExistenceFailure Shaffer passed away]]), which is the collected correspondence between a London writer and the natives of [[UsefulNotes/TheChannelIslands the island of Guernsey]], who started a book club to keep morale up during the German occupation of WWII.
21st Feb '17 11:59:27 AM drwhom
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* Lucy Kellaway's ''Who Moved My BlackBerry?'' is told through emails.

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* Lucy Kellaway's ''Who Moved My BlackBerry?'' [=BlackBerry=]?'' is told through emails.
21st Feb '17 11:58:24 AM drwhom
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\n* Lucy Kellaway's ''Who Moved My BlackBerry?'' is told through emails.
29th Oct '16 3:06:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* Jaclyn Moriarty's Ashbury/Brookfield books are possibly the most creative example of epistolary narration. In order of publication, the books are ''Literature/FeelingSorryForCelia'', ''Literature/TheYearOfSecretAssignments'', ''Literature/TheMurderOfBindyMackenzie'', and ''TheGhostsOfAshburyHigh''.
* One of the stories in Bret Easton Ellis's collection ''The Informers'' is a series of letters written from a girl to Sean, the protagonist of his novel ''TheRulesOfAttraction''. [[spoiler: He never replies to any of them.]]

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* Jaclyn Moriarty's Ashbury/Brookfield books are possibly the most creative example of epistolary narration. In order of publication, the books are ''Literature/FeelingSorryForCelia'', ''Literature/TheYearOfSecretAssignments'', ''Literature/TheMurderOfBindyMackenzie'', and ''TheGhostsOfAshburyHigh''.
''Literature/TheGhostsOfAshburyHigh''.
* One of the stories in Bret Easton Ellis's collection ''The Informers'' is a series of letters written from a girl to Sean, the protagonist of his novel ''TheRulesOfAttraction''.''Literature/TheRulesOfAttraction''. [[spoiler: He never replies to any of them.]]



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29th Oct '16 3:05:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* OlderThanSteam: The TropeMaker is ''Prison of Love'' (''Cárcel de amor'') (1485) by Diego de San Pedro.

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* OlderThanSteam: The TropeMaker is ''Prison of Love'' (''Cárcel de amor'') (1485) by Diego de San Pedro.



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* The play ''Love Letters'' by A.R. Gurney is the correspondence between two characters; Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III over 50 years.

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14th Oct '16 8:50:29 AM Andyroid
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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/56826/yes-apple-bloom-there-is-a-santa-hooves Yes, Apple Bloom, there is a Santa Hooves]] consists of a series of letters recording the Cutie Mark Crusaders and Applejack corresponding with Equestria's equivalent to Santa Claus.
4th Oct '16 9:28:54 AM Minni128
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* ''Paper Cranes'' is written as this and a {{Diary}}, as Ryuuko writes her letters to her IllGirl sister Satsuki in a diary that the latter had given her.

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* ''Paper Cranes'' is written as this and a {{Diary}}, as Ryuuko writes her letters to her passed-on IllGirl sister Satsuki in a diary that the latter had given her.
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