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An African Millionaire

  [english | 1897]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [An African Millionaire by Grant Allen. Though Canadian author CHARLES GRANT BLAIRFINDIE ALLEN 1848-1899 published what is considered one of the first Canadian science fiction books The British Barbarians in 1895 he is best remembered today for his creation of Colonel Clay the first great thief of short mystery fiction. This series of witty ironic tales-the complete adventures of the gentleman ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 499

Biographies Of Working Men

  [english | ]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [biography | short story collectionDownloads: 374

Charles Darwin

  [english | 1885]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [The Autobiography of Charles Darwin is the autobiography of the British naturalist Charles Darwin which was published in 1887 five years after his death. Darwin wrote the book which he entitled Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character for his family. He states that he started writing it on about May 28 1876 and had finished it by August 3. The book was edited by Charles Darwins ...]
Genres: [biography | scienceDownloads: 265

Early Britain

  [english | 1881]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Early Britain Roman Britain by Edward Conybeare. Early Britain-Roman Britain is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Edward Conybeare is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Edward Conybeare then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 418

Michael Crag

  [english | 1893]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [An excellent book well-written. All about three friends in the build-up to and first months of World War I. Apart from the unlikely and rather unbelievable coincidence at the end this is well worth reading especially for people who might only be familiar with Bensons Lucia novels.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 293

Miss Cayley Adventures

  [english | 1899]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [How original! Stunning actually for the time. The heroine reminds me quite a bit of famed fictional Egyptologist Amelia Peabody (current series by Elizabeth Peters). Lois Cayley is proof against any number of dastardly villains (like Peabody but whereas Peabody needs to be duly equipped with her ubiquitous umbrella Lois has no weaponry at all besides her very sharp wits). Lois is such a strong ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humor | short story collectionDownloads: 387

My New Year Eve Among The Mummies

  [english | 1880]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short storyDownloads: 321

Post Prandial Philosophy

  [english | 1894]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 399

Recalled To Life

  [english | 1891]  

Grant Allen


Excerpts: [... eager to see me, however, and pressed forward with loud cries, so that the men in blue suits had hard work to prevent them. I know now there were two ...... brought back the Horror to me in a fuller and more terrible form than ever, I answered all his questions to the very best of my ability. I could picture ...... body lay extended on the ground, shot right through the heart, and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 316

The Adventure Of The Cantankerous Old Lady

  [english | 1899]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 433

The British Barbarians

  [english | 1895]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [this is a great book on anthro-socio-ethno-centrism. pokes lots of fun at the english mores. great book almost cant tell that it was written in 1940s.]
Genres: [satire | science fiction | audiobookDownloads: 334

The Great Ruby Robbery A Detective Story

  [english | 1892]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 43

The Great Taboo

  [english | 1890]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | adventureDownloads: 439