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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.