stream-of-consciousness novel

/ˌstrim-əv-kɒnʃəsnəs ˈnɒvəl/ (say .streem-uhv-konshuhsnuhs 'novuhl)

noun
a novel in which the action is reported through, or together with, the thoughts of one or several characters.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Europa (novel) — Europa is a stream of consciousness novel by Tim Parks, first published in 1997. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in that year, losing out to Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things.Jerry Marlow is a neurotic obsessive whose first person… …   Wikipedia

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