According to the narrative, Allan Gordon was the sole survivor of the Anne Forbes , a whaling ship that disappeared without a trace in According to a modern editor of Hogg's work, the character of Allan Gordon was inspired by Robinson Crusoe and Hogg's interest, at the time, in polar exploration. Allan was born in "a small cottage three miles above" Huntly , Scotland. He then arranged for his son an apprenticeship to a tailor of Huntly, starting c. The tailor was reportedly a "little crooked wretch"  who repeatedly took out his anger on his apprentice in the form of physical and psychological abuse. After nearly a year of maltreatment, Allan refused to take another beating.
Inside Degrees, by Ellias Lonsdale
This is the 3rd published book to feature the author's primary protagonist Dirk Pitt. Dirk Pitt is summoned from his vacation on the sunny beaches of California and sent to the Arctic when an iceberg is discovered that contains the remains of a missing luxury yacht. The yacht was on its way to a top-secret meeting with the White House; now the entire crew is dead, incinerated at their posts. This discovery sets Pitt on a deadly adventure as he tries to stop a multi-millionaire madman from upsetting the balance of world power and possibly causing the collapse of the world's economy. While on a routine survey mission of the iceberg fields in the North Atlantic, a United States Coast Guard survey plane discovers what appears to be a ship embedded in an iceberg. The plane marks the iceberg with a red dye marker and then returns to its base to report the discovery.
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The pilgrims was also there sailing to visit the holy shrines. Then they saw a group of people gathered together. One merchant said to the Bishop that the fisherman is telling them about the hermits who lived in an island nearby the sea.