R. V. Cassill
The author of 24 novels and 7 collections of short stories, R.V. Cassill began writing in his teens and published his first story, “To the Clear Mountains,” in a little magazine in 1939, when he was 19. Among his novels were “Eagle on the Coin” (1950), about racial equality; “Clem Anderson” (1961), about a failed writer; “Dr. Cobb’s Game” (1970), about the Profumo sex scandals that rocked Britain in the early 1960’s; and “After Goliath” (1985), about King David of the the Old Testament.
Mar 01 1978
Where Saturn Keeps the Years
You must see Helen Ward in her moment. It is that moment of blood and decision which makes her years of achievement, alas — which makes visible the ghastly halo she wears through her continuing service. She goes on, Helen, doing what she was trained to do. We are told she is one of the most respected pediatricians in Albany.