Never Tell Anyone Your Name


The story of a boy who finds himself in an unfamiliar city with eight hours to kill, with an unusual second- person narrative and an unexpected fantasy twist

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The unnamed Uruguayan protagonist has accidentally booked the wrong ticket on a train journey between France and Spain and, finds himself in the Spanish border town of Irún with eight hours to kill. He meets a Spanish girl and her friends who befriend him, but we fear her intentions are not good. An unseen twist in the plot reveals our protagonist is not who he seems.

Narrated in a disturbing second person present tense that constantly questions the reader and with a rhythm marked by suspense and inspired by the author’s own experience of booking the wrong ticket on a train journey.