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But yes, this is quite distressing. I really liked Figes until now.
this is fucking hilarious
oh good grief
"The next day Figes turned his fire on the TLS after its diary quoted some of the comments from its website, which suggested "that Orlando Figes and orlando-birkbeck are one and the same" and calling on Figes to clear up the matter."
It's amazing anyone was able to see through the subterfuge...
had already been taken as a username
primarily concerned with people who had monikers like Trotsky, Stalin and Lenin, orlando-birkbeck is a truly shitty attempt.