The Ball and the Cross - Chapter 12: The Desert Island Summary & Analysis

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MacIan and Turnbull sail on Wilkinson’s yacht until they reach what they believe to be an island. Turnbull suggests it is Atlantis. The two men dock their ship on the island’s beach and begin to go over the provisions left in the yacht, which include primarily canned food and champagne. As they get to talking they agree that it would be a shame to waste all of the champagne on the boat, and that they should postpone their duel a week until all the drink is gone. In the meantime, they create a document of their exploits so that the world may know the circumstances of their duel. They keep one copy for themselves and they set another out to sea in a glass bottle.

The men scope out a suitable dueling spot atop the island’s plateau and...

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