Cutting for Stone

by Abraham Verghese | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0375714367 Global Overview for this book
Registered by dabercro of Clinton, Utah USA on 10/29/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by dabercro from Clinton, Utah USA on Tuesday, October 29, 2013
From the back of the book..."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, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution."

My thoughts...I was drawn into this book from the first page. It is a well-written multi-layered story. Marion tells the story. He pieced together the story of his parents' meeting and tells their story then his own.

Journal Entry 2 by dabercro at ~~~ ♥ ~~~ A Friend ~~~ ♥ ~~~, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Released 8 yrs ago (12/11/2013 UTC) at ~~~ ♥ ~~~ A Friend ~~~ ♥ ~~~, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA

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Journal Entry 3 by Aberpeter at Kirkland, Washington USA on Friday, December 13, 2013
thanks dabercro

Journal Entry 4 by Aberpeter at Kirkland, Washington USA on Thursday, February 19, 2015
Abraham Verghese invites us into the life of Marion Stone. Cutting for Stone is a story of life, love, betrayal, lies, affection, and ties that forever bind people to each other. Marion and his twin, Shiva, were born the same day their mother, a nun, died. Their father, unable to cope with the tragic event, abandons the babies and flees into the night. Shiva and Marion are two peas in a pod, always there for and with each other until the day Shiva betrays Marion. But years later and thousands of miles between them cannot keep them apart as they will always be ShivaMarion.

Journal Entry 5 by Aberpeter at Rolling Hills Free Library in Renton, Washington USA on Sunday, January 16, 2022

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