He often corrected, with a few clear words, the thousand conjectures advanced by members of the club as to lost and unheard-of travellers, pointing out the true probabilities, and seeming as if gifted with a sort of second sight, so often did events justify his predictions. He has the innate capacity to accept every difficulty and ordeal that comes his way in a calm and detached manner. There is a little element of mystery in the mood with the suspicion that Fogg might be the gentleman robber, guilty of a major theft at the Bank of England. The train transforms into a dormitory at night so the passengers can sleep. On the voyage, Fogg promises the engineer a large reward if he gets them to Bombay early. Fogg notices a ship getting ready to leave; he goes over to the captain and asks him to take them to Liverpool. No matter how often Fogg's behavior contradicts Fix's expectation of what the bank robber would do, Fix invents a new explanation in line with his original assumption.
Stuart tries to explain how the world is smaller, and postulates that you can travel around the world in three months. Passepartout is French, but left his homeland a few years before. Phileas Fogg tells them that all of those eventualities are included in the time, and during the time the conversation is going on, he calmly plays whist when it is his turn. There Jules studied Latin, which was used later in his short story Le Mariage de Monsieur Anselme des Tilleuls mid-1850, not yet translated into English. He talked very little, and seemed all the more mysterious for his taciturn manner. On their way, they encounter some Brahmins who are on their way to give a human sacrifice to the goddess Kali — the Goddess of love and death. The break in their journey proved eventful as they rescue an Indian princess, Aouda, who is about to be forced to commit suttee - throwing herself on her dead husband's funeral pyre.
To prevent Passepartout from informing his master about the premature departure of their next vessel, Fix gets Passepartout drunk and drugs him in an opium den. Time caused a lot of pressure on Fogg; he had to get back to London on time or he would lose the money he wagered. An Englishman, Phileas Fogg, places a wager that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days. He is unmoved, unshaken, and undisturbed by every obstacle that comes in his way. The mansion in Saville Row, though not sumptuous, was exceedingly comfortable. My favorite character in the novel is Passepartout.
The plot moves ahead with Fogg striving through various obstacles to reach London in time. A storm delays them, and they make it to Shanghai just as the steamer is pulling out of the harbor. Fix follows them to Hong Kong, where the trio finds out that Aouda's relative, with whom she was planning to stay, has moved. He realizes that this was all part of Detective Fogg's trick to keep Mr. So they still have time to win a bet. He was one of the most noticeable members of the Reform Club, though he seemed always to avoid attracting attention; an enigmatical personage, about whom little was known, except that he was a polished man of the world. Aouda comes to speak to him, however, and reveals her love for him—Fogg says that he would like nothing more than to make her his wife.
What is surprising is that Fogg does not suspect Fix and never smells a rat. Plot Summary Now let's discuss the plot of Around the World in 80 Days. He was recommended by the Barings, with whom he had an open credit. He's extra-crazy-particular about his daily schedule, his manners, and even his outfits. Fogg does not know what to do now that he has lost his wager, and he sits alone in his room for a long time. While playing whist at the Reform Club with his regular partners — Andrew Stuart, an engineer; John Sullivan and Samuel Fallentin, bankers; Thomas Flanagan, a brewer; and Gauthier Ralph, one of the directors of the Bank of England — they have a conversation about a bank robbery of 55,000 pounds at the Bank of England. Fogg gives Passepartout a carpet bag filled with twenty-thousand pounds.
Passepartout has been working in a circus but leaves the circus happily and joins Fogg and Aouda on a boat bound for San Francisco. 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. Aouda told Passepartout the whole story about what had happened to them; she has been getting more and more attached to Fogg with each day that passes. His cheques were regularly paid at sight from his account current, which was always flush. His prose goes beyond stereotypes of just the American people, though.
Upon a recommendation, Fogg employs Jean Passepartout to be his new manservant. Since the entire wager hinges upon finishing the round-the-world trip in eighty days, time has, of course, been an important theme throughout. Phileas Fogg possesses an equality that is spiritual. Around the World in 80 Days. Jean Passepartout, Fogg's French butler, Detective Fix, who works for Scotland Yard and is on the trail of Fogg, who he thinks is a bank robber and Aouda , an Indian princess who is rescued by Fogg and Passepartout, travels with them and then marries Fogg.
Fogg hires a Frenchman by the name of Jean Passepartout, who is about 30 years old, as a replacement. Published on 31 Dec 2012. As soon as they reach English territory, however, Fix arrests and detains Fogg for allegedly robbing the Bank of England. Up to his meeting with Aouda, Fogg's trip is according to clockwork without delay or interruption and he is two days ahead of schedule. Aouda is still only described through remarks about her conversations with the other characters. The events that the others mention that would likely lengthen a trip around the world, Fogg calmly responds that all those events are included in the 80 days.