Cutting for Stone

Twin brothers born from a secret love affair between an Indian nun and a British surgeon in Addis Ababa, Marion and Shiva Stone come of age in Ethiopia, where their love for the same woman drives them apart.

Cutting for Stone

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Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 667
Authors: Abraham Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01 - Publisher: Vintage

Twin brothers born from a secret love affair between an Indian nun and a British surgeon in Addis Ababa, Marion and Shiva Stone come of age in Ethiopia, where their love for the same woman drives them apart.
Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 541
Authors: Abraham Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Vintage Books

My brother, Shiva, and I came into the world in the late afternoon of the twentieth of September in the year of grace 1954. We took our first breaths in the thick air of Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. Bound by birth, we were driven apart by bitter betrayal.
Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Robert Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 74
Authors: Marilyn Herbert
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Bookclub-in-a-Box

Cutting for Stone is very simply one of the best books ever written and read. The narrative begins in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, when twin boys, Shiva and Marion, are born to a nun (who dies) and a surgeon (who runs away). The babies, conjoined at the head, are successfully separated
Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: Abraham Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-17 - Publisher: Random House India

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance and bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as