If you think he's irratible, check out nemo.Writing at another venue, the Daily Pundit, nemo is sore wroth at the author of this quote:

Books change over time, and over 170 years, “A Christmas Carol” has changed more than most. The story is a slow starter. The language is clotted. There’s a lot of extraneous description.

So I decided to shorten the text.

Read his response.