What a con, the entire book cost me £11.99 on 15 July 2011, I almost got suckered into paying £5.99 for half of the same book I bought last year. This is marketed as a new book, it isn't. It is just a cynical ploy to rip off honest customers. Amazon should make it clear that if you already have the entire book there is absolutely nothing new in this half.
Totally agree with Mr aj Wilson, I also nearly got suckered into this con. Amazon should make it clear that this is not a new book. Worst of all was the disapointment, as I was so looking forward to reading it.
Thankfully I read the feedback BEFORE pre-ordering....but it was a close thing.
What a completely misleading strategy to send shiny emails about George Martins highly anticipated new book...when it's actually just half of a book I already own which is being re-published for absolutely no reason.
Amazon really should clearly state that this is NOT a new book.
Thank god this was a pre-order. Got the email while still sleepy and thought Great! and ordered it. Then thought about it and did some checking and cancelled the pre-order. Bit naughty to send the email to people who have already bought the whole book.
What! This isnt a new book? i purchased Dance with Dragons last year and have just pre ordered part 2 nowhere does it say that this is not a new book, this is very bad, it is a rip off and a deliberate attempt to mislead people to purchase the same book twice. I also responded to an email which i imagine i got as i had already purchased Dance with Dragons Luckily i have seen this post and will now cancel the order
Glad I read this list of reviews I can tell you, I was just about to buy it also, Amazon needs to sort out their discriptions and make clear the order of book series I spend ages working which is the first one to get.
thankyou for this warning- it is totally unfair of amazon to market this as a new book- it is a cynical ploy to scam money out of fans of the series- am very disappointed in the lack of clarity shown by amazon
I think all the refunds and bad feeling will cause such a headache for Amazon that they won't attempt this type of marketing again. Whoever thought that annoying your customers was a good selling strategy needs their head examined.