Prominent newspaper reviewers are hailing this new novel as one of the best Western stories of the last few years. Evarts knows the country of open ranges and great distances. He has caught the color and movement and spirit of the old West and has recorded it here in unforgetable fashion. Grant Overton in the Philadelphia Ledger says: "After 'The Virginian,' I lost my taste for the run of Western stories. But 'The Settling of the Sage' has kept me to the end."