“The Boats of the ‘Glen Carrig'” is a classic horror novel by William Hope Hodgson, first published in 1907. The book tells the story of a group of shipwrecked sailors who find themselves stranded on a mysterious island, where they encounter terrifying creatures and face incredible dangers.
The story begins with the crew of the Glen Carrig, a ship sailing from Liverpool to Honduras. The ship encounters a strange, glowing weed in the ocean, which causes the vessel to become stuck and eventually wrecked. The survivors, including the narrator, find themselves stranded on a mysterious island, surrounded by impenetrable fog and strange, twisted trees.