Edgar Wallace was an English novelist, journalist and playwright, who was an enormously popular writer of detective, suspense stories, and practically invented the modern "thriller". Hundreds of films have been made from his stories – Wallace was the writer, whose works, more than any other author, were adapted to the big screen. “The Book of All-Power” was written in 1921. Set in early 20th-century Russia, The Book of All-Power concerns a mysterious book sought after by Soviet officials and by the British Empire. From the moment that the hero gets his appointment with an oil company in Russia, to his emergence from that country with a Grand Duchess as his wife, there is not a page empty of pulsation and excitement. Read the exciting story, written by the master of detective genre!