"You can't drop it till you have turned the last page."--Cleveland Leader.
"Its very audacity of motive, of execution, of solution, almost takes one's breath away. The boldness of its denouement is sublime."--Boston Transcript.
"The literary hit of a generation. The best of it is the story deserves all its success. A masterly story."--St. Louis Dispatch.
"The story is ingeniously told, and cleverly constructed."--The Dial.