This is a novel somewhat in the vein of The Hound of the Baskervilles. There are a number of narrators each of whom describes events from their personal viewpoint. It is a precursor of the giant monster movie genre of the 1950's, with a touch of the mystic East/Yellow Peril works from the first part of the last century. A goood read, but had the potential to be a great read. The resolution seems to leave room for sequels.