Accoding to almost all descriptions of this book that I've seen, this is the story of the lives of Marion and Shiva Stone (mostly Marion), twin brothers born of an Indian nun and a British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Adaba, Ethiopia. Yet while Marion is the key focus of this story, this story is just as much about the world in which he lives, the man and woman who gave him life, and the men and women who share his life. Every character in this story is richly developed, which keeps...
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