It is a very unique academic work. The uniqueness of the book because of several points; It is the first manual in the history on the subject of principles of testing the prophetic narrations according to the Maliki school of thought.
Despite the fact of the small size of the book it is comprehensive work which includes all of the issues related to the subject without going into the theological details. Each opinion is linked with its author with an explanation who has supported and followed the given opinions.
The author has practiced his habit of giving a big list of references to each point. The references are only the reliable books in the school which is authored by the top scholars of Maliki school of thought. Besides the above-mentioned points, the book is translated by the author which makes it very useful to follow the text in both Arabic and English languages.