This site introduces a novel of the same title by Yasuyuki Kasai. It helps readers get additional information about affairs in the story as well. The Ramree Island crocodile attack case during World War II is the theme of this book. It was written from the Japanese perspective and published in English. In 2006, its Japanese version was selected as one of last five nominees for 7th Library Novel Prize of Shogakukan, one of the biggest publishing companies in Japan, among more than 600 submitted manuscripts.