From the June, 2004 issue of Touchstone
This Old Kirk by Robert W. Grano

This Old Kirk

Off the Sand Road: Ghost Stories, Volume One
by Russell Kirk
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2002
(216 pages; $45.00, hardcover, limited printing)

What Shadows We Pursue: Ghost Stories, Volume Two
by Russell Kirk
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2003
(261 pages; $45.00, hardcover, limited printing)

reviewed by Robert W. Grano

Russell Kirk is widely considered one of the fathers of the American conservative movement of the last century, owing in good part to his monumental work The Conservative Mind, whose publication in 1953 was something of a watershed in the history of American political thought. What many people do not know is . . .


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