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“All dialogue? Really?”

By posted at 12:00 pm on August 11, 2014 1

Seeing as the latest Dave Eggers book consists of all dialogue, it’s a good time to look back on the history of all-dialogue novels. Alexander Kalamaroff, writing for The Rumpus, identifies a few examples, among them The Waves by Virginia Woolf and numerous works in Sixty Stories by Donald Barthelme.





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One Response to ““All dialogue? Really?””

  1. Evelyn Walsh
    at 12:16 pm on August 11, 2014

    Pretty sure the Graduate by Charles Webb is almost entirely dialogue, and it translated so beautifully to the screen.

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