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    Charles Darwin

    Grant Allen
    (9702230)

    After a career in the academy, Canadian-born Grant Allen struck out on his own to make his name as a writer. His early focus was on scientific topics, though he later expanded into fiction, as well. Allen was an early proponent of Darwin's theory of...

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    Grant Allen - Literature and Cultural...

    Rodgers, Terence
    (9433809)

    A strikingly interdisciplinary figure in Victorian literary history, Grant Allen (1848-1899) has thus far managed to elude the focused scrutiny of contemporary scholarship. This collection offers a valuable analytical and bibliographical resource for...

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    Grant Allen - Literature and Cultural...

    Rodgers, Terence
    (9434741)

    A strikingly interdisciplinary figure in Victorian literary history, Grant Allen (1848-1899) has thus far managed to elude the focused scrutiny of contemporary scholarship. This collection offers a valuable analytical and bibliographical resource for...

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    Philistia

    Grant Allen
    (9841071)

    Philistia was Grant Allen's first novel, and according to the author's memoirs, he poured his heart and soul into its creation and believed it be his finest work. This classic coming-of-age story follows three brothers as they leave home and stake...

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    An African Millionaire

    Grant Allen
    (3668844)

    This fantastic anthology contains twelve superbly entertaining tales of a confidence man par excellence. An appealing gentleman thief devotes himself to repeatedly swindling a wealthy diamond magnate. This well-written collection has been specially...

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    Hilda Wade

    Allen,Grant; 1stWorld Library
    (2977301)

    Hilda Wade's gift was so unique, so extraordinary, that I must illustrate it, I think, before I attempt to describe it. But first let me say a word of explanation about the Master. I have never met anyone who impressed me so much with a sense of...

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    Recalled to Life

    Grant Allen
    (9585757)

    Una Callingham suffered a terrible trauma that wiped out her entire past and irrevocably altered the course of her future. When she begins to emerge from the fog of her injury, Una starts to piece together the tragedy that changed her life. She sets...

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    Falling in Love

    Grant Allen
    (3130810)

    'Some people complain that science is dry. That is, of course, a matter of taste. For my own part, I like my science and my champagne as dry as I can get them. But the public thinks otherwise. So I have ventured to sweeten accompanying samples as far...

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    Recalled to Life

    Grant Allen
    (3130265)

    It may sound odd to say so, but the very earliest fact that impressed itself on my memory was a scene that took place so I was told when I was eighteen years old, in my father's house, The Grange, at Woodbury.

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    The Great Taboo

    Grant Allen
    (9695160)

    Canadian-born Grant Allen was a highly prolific and multi-talented writer who achieved literary acclaim in a number of genres, spanning nonfiction and fiction alike. The Great Taboo is a high seas adventure that will appeal to fans of H. Rider...

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    The British Barbarians

    Grant Allen
    (9632202)

    This amusing science-fiction-tinged satire centers on an anthropologist sent from the future to make a study of British society in the late nineteenth century. Bertram Ingledew comprehensively documents and describes the savage rituals and beliefs he...

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    Recalled To Life

    Allen,Grant; 1stWorld Library
    (2976973)

    It may sound odd to say so, but the very earliest fact that impressed itself on my memory was a scene that took place - so I was told - when I was eighteen years old, in my father's house, The Grange, at Woodbury. My babyhood, my childhood, my...

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    The British Barbarians

    Allen,Grant; 1stWorld Library
    (2976974)

    Which every reader of this book is requested to read before beginning the story. This is a Hill-top Novel. I dedicate it to all who have heart enough, brain enough, and soul enough to understand it. What do I mean by a Hill-top Novel? Well, of late...

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    The Great Taboo

    Allen,Grant; 1stWorld Library
    (2977303)

    'Man overboard!' It rang in Felix Thurstan's ears like the sound of a bell. He gazed about him in dismay, wondering what had happened. The first intimation he received of the accident was that sudden sharp cry from the bo'sun's mate. Almost...

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    An African Millionaire

    Allen,Grant; 1stWorld Library
    (2988827)

    My name is Seymour Wilbraham Wentworth. I am brother-in-law and secretary to Sir Charles Vandrift, the South African millionaire and famous financier. Many years ago, when Charlie Vandrift was a small lawyer in Cape Town, I had the (qualified) good...

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    Michael'apos;s Crag

    Grant Allen
    (9596895)

    Unemployed and down on his luck, Eustace Le Neve's fortunes take a sharp turn for the better when he meets a charming young lady named Cleer Trevannick. Immediately smitten, he wants to marry Cleer, but he has no prospects -- and Cleer's eccentric...

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    Biographies of Working Men

    Grant Allen
    (3136630)

    'My acknowledgments are due to Dr. Smiles's 'Lives of the Engineers,' 'Life of the Stephensons,' and 'Life of a Scotch Naturalist;' to Lady Eastlake's 'Life of Gibson;' to Mr. Holden's 'Life of Sir William Herschel;' to M. Seusier's 'J. F. Millet, Sa...

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    The Woman Who Did

    Grant Allen
    (9840952)

    Canadian scholar and writer Grant Allen held many progressive views, and he saw himself as a proponent of women's rights. He penned the novel The Woman Who Did as a means of shedding light on the many social strictures and constraints facing women in...

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    The Woman Who Did

    Allen,Grant; 1stWorld Library
    (2976975)

    Mrs. Dewsbury's lawn was held by those who knew it the loveliest in Surrey. The smooth and springy sward that stretched in front of the house was all composed of a tiny yellow clover. It gave beneath the foot like the pile on velvet. One's gaze...

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    The Woman Who Did

    Grant Allen
    (3135084)

    This work revolves around the diverse attitudes of women in the nineteenth century. On one hand, Allen skilfully portrays how many women capture the fancy of the opposite sex with an outward aura of chastity and modesty. On the other, he presents...

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    The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories

    Grant Allen
    (9840922)

    Though his first focus as a writer was scientific nonfiction, Grant Allen soon expanded into other genres and was met with resounding success. This collection of suspense, mystery, and horror tales offers a well-rounded introduction to Allen's...

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    What'apos;s Bred In the Bone

    Grant Allen
    (9625304)

    This enormously popular bestseller highlights all of Canadian-born author Grant Allen's trademark literary gifts. Featuring an indefatigable female detective, What's Bred In the Bone is a fast-paced read that's packed with plot twists that will keep...

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    Hilda Wade - A Woman with Tenacity of Purpose

    Grant Allen
    (9840994)

    Canadian-born author Grant Allen held progressive views about women and their role in society. In order to bring more awareness to the issue, he penned numerous novels featuring strong female protagonists. Hilda Wade: A Woman With Tenacity of Purpose...

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    What'apos;s Bred in the Bone

    Grant Allen
    (3135072)

    'Elma' a young girl sets off to start a life alone in a new town. The story revolves around the hardships faced by this young character and how coincidences help in her way. Allen's expertise in describing minor details is remarkable. The book...

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    An African Millionaire - Episodes in the Life...

    Grant Allen
    (9668537)

    South African businessman Sir Charles Vandrift rose to the pinnacle of his field through his keen instincts and superb acumen -- but the roguish swindler Colonel Clay (Vandrift's longtime nemesis) is just smart enough to stay one step ahead. In this...

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    An African Millionaire - Episodes in the Life...

    Grant Allen
    (3129695)

    A narrative about a smart and attractive gentleman who has the aim of swindling filthy rich people out of their assets. Extremely agreeable, polite and fast man who is one of the first hero-villains in the history of literature. Entertaining!

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    British Barbarians, The by ALLEN, Grant

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    After Civil Servant Philip Christy crosses paths with the mysterious Bertram Ingledew in the respectable suburb of Brackenhurst, Philip and his sister Frida, married to the wealthy Scot Robert Monteith, become friends with the stranger. Bertram has...

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  • Moorland Idylls (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (9945799)

    Excerpt from Moorland Idylls Lovely are the curves of the white owl sweeping Wavy in the dusk lit by one large star. Lone on the fir-branch, his rattle-note unvaried. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and...

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  • Recalled To Life (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (9945241)

    Excerpt from Recalled to Life But at the time, I knew nothing of all this. A thunderbolt, as it were, destroyed at one blow every relic, every trace, of my previous existence; and I began life all over again, with that terrible scene of blood as my...

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  • The Great Taboo (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10042276)

    Excerpt from The Great Taboo I desire to express my profound indebtedness, for the central mythological idea embodied in this tale to Mr. J. G. Frazer's admirable and epoch-making work, The Golden Bough, whose maid contention I have endeavored...

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  • A Splendid Sin (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10043419)

    Excerpt from A Splendid Sin It's a lovely View, Mrs. Egremont said, with her eyes on the Himmelberg. Sir Emilius Rawson looked up sharply and surveyed it in a critical mood through his glasses. He did not wish to commit himself. He gave the scene a...

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  • Linnet - A Romance (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10452928)

    Excerpt from Linnet: A Romance But he waved one lily-white hand over the earth none the less with airy dismissal of his friend's implied criticism. How often shall I have to tell you, my dear Deverill, he said blandly, in his lofty didactic tone -...

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  • This Mortal Coil - A Novel (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10039459)

    Excerpt from This Mortal Coil: A Novel Not that the Club can number any of them now onits existing roll-call: the Cheyne Row is for prospective celebrity only; accomplished facts transfer themselves at once to a statelier site in Pall Mall near the...

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  • The Scallywag, Vol. 1 Of 3 (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10089651)

    Excerpt from The Scallywag, Vol. 1 of 3 Well, to begin with, they're Oxford men, ' Armitage said, clearing his throat and look ing dubiously about him. They're both of them Oxford men.' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of...

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  • The Jaws Of Death - A Novel (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10080998)

    Excerpt from The Jaws of Death: A Novel Enjoy the spring of Love and Youth, To some good angel leave the rest For Time will teach thee soon the truth, There are no birds in last year's nest! Longfellow. Why, certainly. A great many folks ask me what...

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  • Dumaresq's Daughter, Vol. 3 Of 3 - A Novel...

    Allen,Grant
    (10004315)

    Excerpt from Dumaresq's Daughter, Vol. 3 of 3: A Novel About the same time, Reginald Mansel, Esquire, of Petherton Episcopi, happening to be up in town on private business, had occa sion to call on his father's old friend, that distinguished sailor,...

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  • In All Shades, Vol. 2 Of 3 - A Novel (Classic...

    Allen,Grant
    (10080870)

    Excerpt from In All Shades, Vol. 2 of 3: A Novel Nora was sitting by herself with her cup of tea in the little boudoir that opened out on to the terrace garden, with its big bam boos and yuccas and dracaena trees, when Mr. Tom Dupuy was announced by...

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  • Dumaresq's Daughter, Vol. 1 Of 3 - A Novel...

    Allen,Grant
    (10081466)

    Excerpt from Dumaresq's Daughter, Vol. 1 of 3: A Novel When any man tells you he doesn't know Petherton Episcopi, you may immediately conceive a low Opinion of his character and intellect. For all the world, in fact, has been to Petherton. Not, of...

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  • Twelve Tales - With A Headpiece, A Tailpiece,...

    Allen,Grant
    (9952470)

    Excerpt from Twelve Tales: With a Headpiece, a Tailpiece, and an Intermezzo: Being Select Stories T HE existence of this volume is due, not to my own initiative, but to that of my enterprising kinsman and publisher, Mr. Grant Richards. He it was who...

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    Miss Cayley's Adventures by ALLEN, Grant

    (ubook-139272)

    Fun stories of Miss Lois Cayley, independent young woman, as she, beginning with only twopence in her pocket, travels the world. (Summary by kristin) Miss Lois Cayley, a smart, strong and independent woman, is traveling around the world. However, her...

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  • The Scallywag (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10043586)

    Excerpt from The Scallywag For my part, said Armitage, I call him a scallywag. What's a scallywag P Nea Blair asked, looking up at him from her seat with inquiring wonder. Armitage paused a moment, and perused his boots. It's SO hard on a fellow to...

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  • At Market Value - A Novel (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (10038836)

    Excerpt from At Market Value: A Novel The sailor-looking young man glanced at the subject carelessly. Oh, Venetian he cried. Why, how odd! We're neighbours. Mine's Venetian, too. The very next canal I painted it quite close to San Giovanni e Paolo.'...

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  • The Incidental Bishop - A Novel (Classic...

    Allen,Grant
    (10080705)

    Excerpt from The Incidental Bishop: A Novel Tom Pringle, however, knew nothing of all this; as indeed, how could he P A simple-natured, gently bred Canadian young man, who had run away to sea as a lad of sixteen from a home in the interior, and spent...

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  • A Bride From The Desert (Classic Reprint)

    Allen,Grant
    (9945230)

    Excerpt from A Bride From the Desert For it's the way of women to look up on their path through life while it's the way of men, to look down, or, at the very best, to look round about them. To-morrow morning, Mona Wallace oh served at last, wreathing...

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