Study Guide

Cutting for Stone Chapter 7: Fetor Terribilis

By Abraham Verghese

Chapter 7: Fetor Terribilis

  • Hema bursts into the operating theatre and smells death.
  • Sister Mary Joseph Praise hallucinates about St. Teresa and begins reciting a psalm in Latin.
  • Hema takes charge of the chaos in the operating room, and Matron faints.