Monday, November 06, 2006

ambigrams: mana.sikana

Mana Sikana or his real name, Abdul Rahman Napiah. One of the most prominent figures in the Malay Literature scene. Hailed from Perak, Malaysia, also a foremost critic. A writer of novels, short stories, stage plays, and books on critical theories; now a lecturer in National Institute of Education, Singapore. Nag's and Fa's former lecturer.

The pseudonym 'Mana Sikana' was derived from a phrase 'manasikh ana' from Surah Al-Baqarah in the Holy Qur'an, meaning 'my way (in doing deeds)'.

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