Then my day was ruined.
Looks like the Readings from Readings sniping has resumed.
And somebody scrawled my name on one of the bullets.
To put it nicely: I AM NOT PLEASED.
For one, I'm very picky with what I read. Also, double exclamation marks?
If you want to impersonate me online, at least do some homework.
And yes, I had some history with Readings, but that's so Shang Dynasty.
I already wrote a review for it - and it'll be the only review for this series of books.
It's nice that they took the trouble - or maybe it's another "Alan KW Wong" they're trying to set up - but I don't like my name being used in what I assume is a personal, puerile beef with the editors, contributors or publishers of this book.
I don't even want to respond to this, but I still remember the Readings-related online shitstorm. I was actually worried about losing my job. And if I have to, I'll seek legal advice.
Better safe than sorry.
19/08/2013: Well, as of today Amazon scrubbed all the latest bad reviews except one: 'mine'.
Gotta say, I'm a bit ambivalent about how 'I' am being positioned opposite Amir Muhammad. He's a much better writer and reviewer - and not just of books.