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Russell Kirk

USA flag (1918 - 1994)

Russell Kirk is widely regarded as one of the principal architects of the postwar conservative intellectual movement. A columnist, essayist, novelist, historian, and critic, Kirk's best-known work is The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot. He edited The Portable Conservative Reader (1982), and also wrote several fantasy novels and story collections.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Russell Kirk
Short stories
Sorworth Place (1952)
There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding (1976)World Fantasy
Behind the Stumps (1979)
Fate's Purse (1979)
Lex Talionis (1979)
The Peculiar Demesne (1980)
Watchers at the Strait Gate [short story] (1980)

World Fantasy Best Short Story winner (1977) : There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding

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Cold Hand in Mine (1975)
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