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”

Pachinko By Min Jin Lee Review

“History has failed us, But no Matter” You know a book is going to be interesting when this is how it starts. I have always enjoyed books that allow me to learn about different cultures and historical events as it enables  me to understand from other peoples perspective. This was one which opened my eyesContinue reading “Pachinko By Min Jin Lee Review”

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami Review

If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there’s salvation in life. Even if you can’t get together with that person.” ― Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 Magical, Brilliant, Surreal and Absolutely Bonkers. These are the first things that come to mind when describing this book. For me no matter what people think becauseContinue reading “1Q84 by Haruki Murakami Review”