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Why celebrities are stalking you

Adam Foulds's chilling new novel is likely to become a future news story

By Chris Moss   May 2019
I'm your biggest fan: Adam Foulds's new novel tackles celebrity obsession © Matthias Ripp/Flickr

I'm your biggest fan: Adam Foulds's new novel tackles celebrity obsession © Matthias Ripp/Flickr

The more celebrity is diffused, the more it is ostensibly devalued—and yet still it creates superfans, obsessives, trolls and stalkers. Adam Foulds’s novella ponders this paradox through the relationship a lonely American woman believes she has with a British actor. Philadelphia divorcee Kristin has “redecorated her marriage away.” Her ex left her plenty of money and a beautiful but empty house. A…

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