There are no names in Maya Binyams debut novel Hangman. We are introduced to a mysterious narrator, who finds detached observations about the peculiarities of a return to his country. We are not certain what country this is. We dont know this mans name. We know that he is round, bald, and has a beard. We know he is searching for his brother. We know his brother is searching for him. We know that his brother sends him emails asking for money.