Dune Song by Anissa M Bouziane

Gripping, Philosophical and a journey of self discovery. These are some of the words that come to mind when i think about this novel. Dune Song by Anissa M Bounziane is a novel about finding peace and recapturing that feeling of losing something within you. The novel tells the story of Jeehan Nathaar a MoroccanContinue reading “Dune Song by Anissa M Bouziane”

Believe Me by JP Delaney Review

“I say it with such offhand nonchalance,such gratitude, that even i’d be surprised to discover it’s a lie. But then, this isn’t lying. This is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances. Which as you’ll discover, is very different” Firstly I would like to personally thank Quercus Books for sending me a copy of this book andContinue reading “Believe Me by JP Delaney Review”

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Review

There are many words I can use to describe this book, clever, extraordinary, genius and full of suspense. This is one of those books that I’ll remember in the years to come and one that even I’ll reread because that’s something I hardly do. On the surface The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle seems likeContinue reading “The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Review”

Sirens by Joseph Knox Review

“I realised I’d been grateful for the madness. Without it, memories swelled, bruised and blossomed, until I thought I must be wearing them on my face like black eyes. I turned and looked out the window”. Ever since I’ve really started enjoying books I’ve always been drawn to detective thrillers. So far I’ve read three thisContinue reading “Sirens by Joseph Knox Review”

The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas Review

There are so many words I can use to describe how this book made me feel. It made me angry, frustrated, disappointed in the fact that that happened in the story still happen. It also made me laugh hard and epitomised the importance of family and togetherness. As together we are more powerful than justContinue reading “The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas Review”

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

“War is like a monster,” he says, almost to himself. “War is the devil. It starts and it consumes and it grows and grows and grows.” He’s looking at me now. “And otherwise normal men become monsters, too.” The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness was a dark, thrilling and intense novel whichContinue reading “The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness”

Children of Blood and Bone By Tomi Adeyemi Review

Children of Blood and Bone(The Legacy of Orisha) is a YA book by writer and author Tomi Adeyemi. This is the first book within the trilogy and boy does it pack a punch. I first heard about this book via the MostlyLit podcast who described it as a fast paced book full of action andContinue reading “Children of Blood and Bone By Tomi Adeyemi Review”

Homegoing By Yaa Gyasi Review

Throughout history there have been many terrible barbaric things that have happened which will never leave our minds, examples such as Turkeys mistreatment of Kurdistan for 100s of years, Hiroshima, the genocide of Armenians and so on. Like many of these events in history the enslavement of Africans is an open wound unable to healContinue reading “Homegoing By Yaa Gyasi Review”

The Concept of Self

The initial investigation around the development of the theoretical frameworks will focus around the concept of self and has identified the theories of “Symbolic Interactionism” by Mead (1934) and the “Presentation of Self” by Goffman (1959). Moreover this section will also consider Hyper Symbolic Interactionism which is a revised theory by Lynch and McConatha’s (2006).Continue reading “The Concept of Self”