Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share two sentences from that page. But make sure you don’t share any spoilers!
This week I’m reading a book that has me questioning my self-perception, and also has me dissecting my actions and my motives for them. But a true narcissist would never question their behaviour, so I think I’m in the clear.
The Life of I by Anne Manne, explores narcissism in today’s society and it is both an incredibly dense read and an illuminating one. Our perception of what a narcissist is goes far beyond a person being in love with their own reflection — at the extreme end of the narcissistic spectrum there is violence accompanied by a lack of remorse. It’s an at times scary but interesting look at the psychology of narcissism.
Here are the teaser sentences: