I had the strange notion that Doctor George Martindale, after unloading the sad story of his youth, had taken two days in going deliberately and completely insane.
—MacKinlay Kantor, "The Grave Grass Quivers" (Omnibus 184)In "The Grave Grass Quivers," a country doctor suspects that his father and brother were murdered years ago, but thinks he can finally prove it with the assistance of a younger colleague. The story resonates today as the doctor conveys the anguish of himself and his family in not knowing what has happened to their loved ones.
|MacKinlay Kantor plays the guitar.|
July 1950. Photo: State Library
and Archives of Florida