Cutting For Stone (Paperback)
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Cutting For Stone (Paperback)

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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 26/12/2009
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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. No surgeon can heal the would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed. To begin at the beginning...

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099443636
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 383 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 35 mm


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"This huge, rich, ambitious tapestry of a novel makes insomnia a pleasure...tremendous" * The Times *
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"Tremendous, compassionate, exuberant" * Independent *
"The reader feels there really is something at stake - birth, love, death, war, loyalty" * Guardian *
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“Captivating...you won't want it to finish!”

A captivating story set in Ethiopia, written by one of the twins who "star" in the tale. Interesting historical elements as well as a mix of nationalities , who are brought together in the Missing Hospital ,... More

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“Great Story”

A brilliant story let down by the author falling into the trap thinking that all his readers know his field of speciality.

No doubt some will find the medical parts fascinating, but I found in some cicumstances that... More

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“Articulate, Challenging and Enthralling”

The quality of the narrative makes this such an interesting book to read for it's style as well as substance.

I found the book enthralling. The multiplicity of perspectives added rich dimensions to a complex... More

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