Pilgrimages and Easter Destinations in the Ghostly Tales of Russell Kirk

By |2013-12-11T15:12:25-06:00March 20th, 2012|Categories: Books, Culture, Russell Kirk|Tags: |

For Russell Kirk ghost stories were not mere exercises in gore or terror without purpose. A gulag-and-gas-chamber-infested twentieth century provides demonic fright enough. With scary stories he sought to reawaken a sense of a greater reality, of a world that touches the physical, in an age smothered by materialism and the decay of traditional religion [...]