" Despite warnings that this book was one of the premeire colonialist ramblings by dead white men, I decided to read it anyway because it was short and literary, kind of like killing two natives with one hurl of a Spanish-forged sword. And what a great book it was! The prose was quite beautiful, being flowerly and dramatic, but also a bit cumbersome. There's not much I can say that hasn't already been said about this book, but as it seemed to be overly racist and offensive, I sometimes wonder if the author was instead being much more subtle and actually offering a critique of the racist and paternalistic nature of our old european friends. "
— Jonathan, 1/6/2014