A research ship happens upon a small and very strange island, where no one has ever set foot and survived to tell the tale of its strange inhabitants.

Where do those scary-looking creatures come from and is it at all possible to get away from them and their superior strength and speed?

At first I was a bit sceptical about this book, as the language sometimes was a bit too difficult for me (to many medical, biological and botanical terms I didn’t know), but as I read on it grew on me and I ended up liking it quite a bit.