The Phantom Tollbooth - Chapter 18, Castle in the Air Summary & Analysis

Norton Juster
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Chapter 18, Castle in the Air Summary

The demons pursue Milo, Tock and the Humbug up the mountain to the topmost peak, where the slender staircase leads to the Castle in the Air. Just as the friends reach the stairs, they are stopped by a man with a ledger, quill and ink. The man introduces himself as the Senses Taker and asks innumerable questions about their names, addresses, family names, heights, weights, shirt size, collar size, and more. Milo and his friends are impatient to keep moving, as the demons continue to draw nearer. When the questions are all finally answered, the Senses Taker offers something better than getting to the Castle in the Air to Milo and his friends. To Milo, the Senses Taker gives the fabulous sight of an amazing circus. To Tock, he offers a marvelous smell. To the Humbug, he offers the...

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