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Volume 19, Number 4 (Summer 1979)

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Best of the Bookman 16 April 2012
Uncanny Tales of the Moral Imagination
by Jerry Pournelle
The Princess of All Lands by Russell Kirk. Arkham House Publishers, Sauk City, Wisconsin 53583. 1979. 238 pages. $8.95. [The stories from this volume are included in Ancestral Shadows (Eerdmans 2004), Kirk’s collected ghostly tales. —Ed.]
Best of the Bookman 21 December 2014
book cover Fiction and Philosophy
by Jere Real
On Moral Fiction, by John Gardner. Basic Books, 1977.

All great systems, ethical or political, attain their ascendency over the minds of men by virtue of their appeal to the imagination; and when they cease to touch the chords of wonder and mystery and hope, their power is lost, and men look elsewhere for some set of principles by which they may be guided.

Russell Kirk

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