Andrew Rule has been a journalist since 1975 and has worked in newspapers, television and radio. He wrote Cuckoo, the true story of the notorious 'Mr Stinky' case and has edited and published several other books. He is a feature writer for The Sunday Age. See also John Silvester
The story of Raymond Edmunds, better known as 'Mr Stinky', leaves the reader wondering if the murderer and rapist who eluded police for nineteen years was extremely cunning or just lucky. It also illustrates many of the best and worst aspects of our criminal justice system.