From Library Journal
Portis's 1991 comic novel follows protagonist Jimmy Burns, who has expatriated to Mexico to live a quiet existence. Enter a female stalker, Mayan tomb-robbing archaeologists, UFO hunters, and a group looking for psychic happenings. Good, quirky fun.
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"I've always thought Charles Portis had a wonderful talent--original, quirky, exciting. It's an engaging, touching book. -- Larry McMurtry
Charles Portis is perhaps the most original, indescribable sui generis talent overlooked by literary culture in America. -- Ron Rosenbaum, Esquire