Papillon - Eleventh Notebook, Goodbye to the Bagne; Twenfth Notebook, Cavale from Georgetown Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 28 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Papillon.
This section contains 282 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Papillon Study Guide

In "The Cavale with the Chinese," Papillion and the others begin their voyage on rough seas but are soon making good time. Several days out they encounter a dirigible and soon after the torpedo ship, Tarpon, which orders Papillion alongside. He refuses, saying their smaller boat will be broken to pieces and are ordered to travel in an direction indicated by the captain. A sailor joins them and takes over the navigation of the boat. Papillion knows that this escape attempt has been a success because since the onset of the war, no prisoners are being returned. His sole concern is that he will not be able to choose where he lives, but finds this a minor point. They arrive in Georgetown.

In the Twelfth...

(read more from the Eleventh Notebook, Goodbye to the Bagne; Twenfth Notebook, Cavale from Georgetown Summary)

This section contains 282 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Papillon Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Papillon from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook