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Cutting For Stone

The multi-million copy bestseller from the author of Oprah’s Book Club pick The Covenant of Water

«This huge, rich, ambitious tapestry of a novel makes insomnia a pleasure...tremendous»

The Times

Two surgeon brothers begin life in Ethiopia and face forbidden love, betrayal and murder in this enthralling saga that spans five decades and three continents.

'A huge, rich, ambitious tapestry of a novel...tremendous' The Times

'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 wound that would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed'

'There is a gravity and beauty in his writing that sets it apart from much contemporary fiction' Daily Telegraph

**OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLD-WIDE**

Read this beloved modern classic from the author of Oprah Winfrey's Book Club pick The Covenant of Water.

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Two surgeon brothers begin life in Ethiopia and face forbidden love, betrayal and murder in this enthralling saga that spans five decades and three continents.

'A huge, rich, ambitious tapestry of a novel...tremendous' The Times

'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 wound that would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed'

'There is a gravity and beauty in his writing that sets it apart from much contemporary fiction' Daily Telegraph

**OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLD-WIDE**

Read this beloved modern classic from the author of Oprah Winfrey's Book Club pick The Covenant of Water.

Detaljer

Forlag
Vintage
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
560
ISBN
9780099443636
Utgivelsesår
2009
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Born and brought up of Indian parents in Ethiopia, Abraham Verghese qualified as a doctor in Madras and is currently professor of medicine at Stanford University, California. He is the author of My Own Country, an NBCC finalist made into a film directed by Mira Nair, and The Tennis Partner, a New York Times Notable Book. His essays and stories have appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, Granta, New York Times Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

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«This huge, rich, ambitious tapestry of a novel makes insomnia a pleasure...tremendous»

The Times

«There is a gravity and beauty in his writing that sets it apart from much contemporary fiction»

Daily Telegraph

«Tremendous, compassionate, exuberant»

Independent

«The reader feels there really is something at stake - birth, love, death, war, loyalty»

Guardian

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