Helen Hiorns

The Name On Your Wrist
  • The Name On Your Wrist

  • It’s the first thing they teach you when you start school. But they don’t need to; your parents tell you when you’re first learning how to say your name. It’s drummed into you whilst you’re taking your first stumbling steps. It’s your lullaby. From the moment it first appears, you don’t tell anyone the name on your wrist.

    In Corin's world, your carpinomen - the name of your soul mate, marked indelibly on your wrist from the age of two or three - is everything. It's your most preciously guarded secret; a piece of knowledge that can give another person ultimate power over you. People spend years, even decades, searching for the one they're supposed to be with.

    But what if you never find that person? Or you do, but you just don't love them? What if you fall for someone else - someone other than the name on your wrist?

    And what if - like Corin - the last thing in the world you want is to be found?

    The gripping debut novel from the winner of the inaugural Sony Young Movellist Award.

Helen Hiorns is twenty and is studying Philosophy at Sheffield University. She has been writing online for about six years, and was backpacking around Europe with friends when she found out her novel The Name on Your Wrist had been selected as the winner of the first Sony Young Movellist of the Year Award.

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