On this very 2nd of October he had dismissed James Forster, because that luckless youth had brought him shaving-water at eighty-four degrees Fahrenheit instead of eighty-six; and he was awaiting his successor, who was due at the house between eleven and half-past. It becomes obvious that Fogg is not the robber. She tells him she loves him and asks him to marry her. He is an honest, charming man who truly cares about Fogg, but he keeps ending up in situations that delay their travel. Fix tells Passepartout that Fogg is a criminal, but Passepartout doesn't believe him. The steamer arrives in Bombay two days ahead of schedule, but the arrest warrant has not yet arrived. A gang of almost 100 men attacks the train.
As soon as they reach English territory, however, Fix arrests and detains Fogg for allegedly robbing the Bank of England. Passepartout, who is the second most important character in the novel. So, they find a steamboat heading to Bordeaux, France. It stops right in front of the steamer's office. Fogg bails them out with a large sum of money and they get on the steamer to Hong Kong. Fogg is to get on the train and start his expedition at 8:45 p.
In each leg of the journey Fogg and Passepartout have frustrating, exciting and sometimes dangerous encounters that threaten to prevent them from completing the trip on time. Aouda to London twenty-four hours ahead of schedule. Fogg tries unsuccessfully to convince the captain to take them to Liverpool instead. He certainly was not a manufacturer; nor was he a merchant or a gentleman farmer. Our hero seems to lead a meticulous existence but we shall see how all the meticulousness shall be replaced instead by a mad dashing around the world. Passepartout is carried on to the S.
In the main part of the book, we shall see how the game of whist is replaced by the game of going around the world in eighty days. The three then try to board a ship heading to Hong Kong. A rap at this moment sounded on the door of the cosy apartment where Phileas Fogg was seated, and James Forster, the dismissed servant, appeared. He was, in short, the least communicative of men. This lesson will focus on the characters and plot summary of Around the World in Eighty Days. He passed ten hours out of the twenty-four in Saville Row, either in sleeping or making his toilet.
He follows Fogg and Passepartout on the steamer Mongolia to India, where he hopes to receive a warrant to arrest Fogg as the robber. In this long list, you can find works in different literary forms, not just in English but in many other languages of the world, composed by a diverse and interesting array of authors. Passepartout has been working in a circus but leaves the circus happily and joins Fogg and Aouda on a boat bound for San Francisco. Aouda, Fix, and Passepartout arrive in New York in the handcar. Search for books you want to read free by choosing a title. Aouda, a Parsee woman who was saved from a Setee by Fogg and Passepartout.
He and Aouda are married and live happily ever after. He wagers 20,000 pounds his entire fortune that he can do it. As such, he takes up what ends up being the highly publicized twenty thousand pounds sterling wager from his fellow members at the London Reform Club to do so, losing the bet which would ruin him financially. The charges being brought against them stem from the three Brahmin priests from Bombay, which creates confusion with the ones that just tried to burn Aouda. But the boat runs out of fuel; Fogg orders them to burn all the wood on board including boat parts and furniture to keep the ship going. Fogg bribes the ship's crew with three hundred pounds to take him to Liverpool; the captain still refuses, so his crew locks him in his cabin.
When he breakfasted or dined all the resources of the club--its kitchens and pantries, its buttery and dairy--aided to crowd his table with their most succulent stores; he was served by the gravest waiters, in the best possible way. The importance of the setting to the plot is that while reading a novel, such as this, with a constantly different setting it helps the reader realize the customization that the protagonist must go through adjusting from country to country. He must have traveled everywhere, at least in the spirit. It was at least certain that Phileas Fogg had not absented himself from London for many years. They board the train and arrive in Chicago.
To their surprise, the China has left just 45 minutes before, what a disappointment! He heard it shut again; it was his predecessor, James Forster, departing in his turn. While on his way to tell Fogg that the steamer to San Francisco has been delayed so they don't have to wait a week for the next one , Passepartout meets a Chinese man who gives him opium. To rescue her, Passepartout pretends to be her resurrected husband, and the priests scatter. Fix explains to Passepartout that he is a detective and he believes that Fogg is a criminal. Meanwhile, Passepartout wakes up on the S. On this adventure, his companion is his emotional French valet Jean Passepartout.