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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1 Chapter 11 Summary

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Part 1 Chapter 11 Summary

Captain Nemo first shows Aronnax his library. It is ingeniously fitted with light movable desks and boosts twelve thousand books. Aronnax will be allowed to use whatever books he wants and to write as he pleases. The two men share cigars made of seaweed. Aronnax finds the taste to be delightful. They go into a drawing room that is full of wonderful art treasures, including paintings by Raphael, da Vinci, Titian and other great masters.

Aronnax is even more impressed by Captain Nemo's collections of sea life such as echinoderms and mollusks. There are pearls the size of pigeon's eggs. Aronnax is enthralled with his shell collection. Next Captain Nemo shows him his quarters, which are next to his own. There is a large room with a bed, dressing table and other furniture. The captain's own quarters are stark in comparison.

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