Grant Allen

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The Canadian science writer and novelist, Grant Allen was an early proponent of the theory of evolution. His first books dealt with scientific subjects, being influenced by associationist psychology as expounded by Alexander Bain and by Herbert Spencer. However, as his career developed he became a bestselling novelist of the Victorian era, penning intriguing sensation and science-fiction books. This comprehensive eBook presents Allen’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Allen’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* 19 novels, with individual contents tables
* Features many rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Includes Allen’s rare poetry collection ‘The Lower Slopes’ – available in no other collection
* A wide selection of Allen’s non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s diverse areas of study
* Features Edward Clodd’s seminal memoir – discover Allen’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
Philistia
Babylon
This Mortal Coil
The White Man’s Foot
The Jaws of Death
What’s Bred in the Bone
The Great Taboo
Dumaresq’s Daughter
The Duchess of Powysland
Recalled to Life
Blood Royal
Michael’s Crag
The Scallywag
The Woman Who Did
The British Barbarians
A Splendid Sin
Linnet
Rosalba
Hilda Wade

The Shorter Fiction
Strange Stories
The Beckoning Hand, and Other Stories
Ivan Greet’s Masterpiece and Other Stories
Wednesday the Tenth
An African Millionaire: Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay
Miss Cayley’s Adventures
Twelve Tales

The Short Stories
List of Short Stories in Chronological Order
List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order

The Poetry
The Lower Slopes

The Non-Fiction
The Colour-Sense: Its Origin and Development
Anglo-Saxon Britain
Evolutionist at Large
Flowers and Their Pedigrees
Biographies of Working Men
Charles Darwin
Force and Energy
Falling in Love
Science in Arcady
Post-Prandial Philosophy
The Mediterranean
Moorland Idylls
Florence
Paris
Cities of Belgium
County and Town in England
Flashlights on Nature
Side Lights

The Autobiography
My First Book

The Biography
Grant Allen: A Memoir by Edward Clodd

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