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User Review  - alexbolding - LibraryThing

Huge disappointment. So here I was in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, having finished my other novel, and left with Verghese’s novel to read. After 120 pages of tortuous reading I gave up, borrowing a book from ... Read full review

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User Review  - idyll - LibraryThing

I just barely got through this one. I actually found the medical stuff interesting. And the history. Just couldn't take the contrived soap-opera plot. The worst since "Kite Runner". Read full review

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User Review  - ken1952 - LibraryThing

I guess I can understand why this has been a reading group favorite for so long, but I found it a bit too long and melodramatic. Some great scenes at the beginning, but as the novel continues I found ... Read full review

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User Review  - MEENIEREADS - LibraryThing

Of all the blurbs praising the book, I think Simon Schama's describes it best: the book is indeed an "epic medical romance," celebrating the vocation of medicine and the sometimes visionary courage of ... Read full review

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User Review  - lit_chick - LibraryThing

Cutting for Stone is a seemingly unedited, rambling story, which failed to hold my interest. It reminded me of Middlesex, with its tedious introduction of well over one hundred pages. I found the long ... Read full review

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User Review  - njmom3 - LibraryThing

After reading so much about this book, I was really looking forward to reading it. Unfortunately I was disappointed. Even half way into the book, I found myself not really caring about any of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - janismack - LibraryThing

This book was so highly recommended, I was really looking forward to reading it. I was so disappointed. The author has an interesting writing style and I enjoyed that part of it but I could never care ... Read full review

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User Review  - anglophile65 - LibraryThing

I heard so much about how fab this book was. I gave it two different tries. I'm calling it a done deal. I couldn't get into the characters. Read full review


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