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Around the World in Eighty Days Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

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Chapter 9 Summary

As the Mongolia leaves Suez and moves off to Aden, the ship has an assortment of British officers, wealthy gentleman, and ladies traveling to different areas of India. The Mongolia passes the fearsome historical sites of the Red Sea and the Arabian Peninsula. Fogg shows absolutely no interest in any of these historical sites. He has found three other gentlemen to partner him in a game of whist. The gentlemen spend hours playing the game below in the salon, while the rest of the passengers pass their time dancing, socializing, and eating the wonderful meals.

Passepartout enjoys the voyage through the Red Sea, while deepening his acquaintance with Fix. He meets Fix while strolling on deck the day after departing Suez. After this initial meeting, Passepartout and Fix meet regularly to discuss the voyage and have a drink in the lounge. During these meetings, Passepartout never once...

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