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Chapter 11: On the Tenth Day, Another Hallucination: Land Summary and Analysis

The ninth night was the longest yet. He lay in the raft retracing every step that led up to the catastrophe and his days in the raft since then. He remembered hearing that the dying always retrace their steps. He was hallucinating, not sure if he was in the raft or in the water ready to be eaten by sharks. When he woke the air was cold and he was suffering from a fever. The wound on his knee began to throb again. For several hours he conversed with his friend and with Mary Address. He heard raucous music playing. He returned to reality and began to scan the horizon as he always did at daybreak.

Luis saw dark objects on the horizon. It looked like a...

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