Poetic passages are found in practically every Max story. These unexpected-and to action-addicts maybe unwelcome-interludes are Faust's invitation to "walk a long distance into the minds of one another" as he states in Evan Evans' Montana Rides! where his triumphant hero proclaims, "I feel as if I owned the whole green world."
Max Brand, was the pen name of Frederick Schiller Faust. He was a prolific American author best known for his classic western novels. Brand also created the famous character Dr. Kildare which became the basis of many films and television shows.