I'm a Fan | Granta

  • Published: 26/01/2023
  • ISBN: 9781783789818
  • Granta Books
  • 144 pages

I’m a Fan

Sheena Patel

AN OBSERVER BEST DEBUT NOVEL OF 2022

I’M A FAN tells the story of an unnamed narrator’s involvement in a seemingly unequal romantic relationship. With a clear and unforgiving eye, Sheena Patel makes startling connections between power struggles at the heart of human relationships to those in the wider world, offering a devastating critique of social media, access and patriarchal systems.

A fast, fizzing cherry bomb of a debut... mining the darkest depths of coercion, seduction and abuser dynamics... Like a sociopathic ex who's stalking your Twitter, I'M A FAN will stick with you for a very long time

Observer

Pure fire from start to finish. Sheena Patel is the future

Niven Govinden, author of Diary of a Film

A brutal, brilliant debut... The desperate, cornered strength of the narrative voice in I'M A FAN is like nothing else I've read

Guardian