Under the Volcano - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Yvonne and Hugh chase the consul up the volcano. Hugh blames himself for the upset at dinner, but Yvonne disagrees. She points out that something always arises to upset Geoffrey. Yvonne and Hugh check every cantina they pass on their way up the mountain, but fail to find the consul.

Finally, Yvonne spies him in the distance, but a storm fast approaches from over the mountains. Influenced by the gloomy setting and her own drinking, Yvonne imagines that the farm house in her dreams burns down. In despair, she claims she would rather get drunk than find her ex-husband.

Yet, they continue looking. They find a receipt of the consul's, signaling that they are on the right path. Yvonne begins to feel a sense of foreboding. Along the route, Hugh buys a guitar and sings as they hike up the volcano. Slipping on the rocks, Yvonne falls...

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