Author(s): Adam Foulds
A novel about the brutality of fame and what happens when fandom turns to obsession from the Booker-shortlisted author of The Quickening Maze
Henry Banks, a brilliant but narcissistic young actor, is prepared to go to any length for a role. He is on the brink of achieving intellectual credibility and some serious celebrity.
However, Henry has - unwittingly - become an important part of the life of recently-divorced Kristin. Sitting in her beautiful, empty Philadelphia home, Kristin is obsessed with the handsome English actor and convinced they are destined to be together. She resolves to fly to London and bring their relationship to fruition no matter what the cost.
Dream Sequenceexplores what it is to live at our current moment, with its porous borders between the inner and the outer life, and is a stunning, terrifying drama about psychological damage, stalking, and the perils of celebrity.