This decent collection presents short stories that include „The Mind-Readers”, „The Sirius Man”, „The Couper Buckle”, and many more stories featuring Chief Inspector Oliver Rater, written by a famous British author Edgar Wallace.? ne of the stories are told in the third person, but one is told by Rater himself, which is unexpected. The stories are fast-paced with some surprising twists, well written and great to read but definitely a product of their time and place. One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. He provides a thrill of another sort!