WorldCat Identities

Allen, Grant 1848-1899

Overview
Works: 485 works in 3,907 publications in 7 languages and 26,298 library holdings
Genres: Detective and mystery fiction  Fiction  Guidebooks  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Popular works  Legends  Biographies  Comparative studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PR4004.A2, C813.4
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Most widely held works by Grant Allen
The woman who did by Grant Allen( Book )

130 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herminia Barton, Cambridge-educated daughter of the Dean of Dunwich, is more determined than most to arrange her own life. She accordingly enters into a relationship outside marriage with one of her own 'free and advanced' kind, the lawyer Alan Merrick. The consequences of that decision test her resolve to the very limit
Charles Darwin by Grant Allen( )

81 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This late 19th-century work is a biography of famous English naturalist, Charles Darwin. It discusses his life, times and theories
An African millionaire : episodes in the life of the illustrious Colonel Clay by Grant Allen( Book )

76 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A genre classic, Grant Allen's AN AFRICAN MILLIONAIRE is the perfect addition to our mini library of classic crime fiction. Wealthy, confident, and handsome, Charles Van Drift is not accustomed to being swindled and his brush with Colonel Clay both rattles and infuriates him. As his South African diamond fortune takes hit after hit from the quick-witted master of disguise, Allen leaves even the reader guessing: whom can you trust? Van Drift grows more suspicious of those around him and a few too many misguided accusations shake the millionaire's confidence. Colonel Clay is in his head. Gary Hoppenstand contributes an introduction discussing the reception of the work when it was first serialized in THE STRAND and the significance of Colonel Clay as the first recurring gentleman rogue"--
The British barbarians; a hill-top novel by Grant Allen( Book )

71 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 observes -- and even converts one member of the "tribe" to his way of thinking
Paris by Grant Allen( Book )

75 editions published between 1897 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venice by Grant Allen( Book )

59 editions published between 1898 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies of working men by Grant Allen( )

42 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an era where "knowledge workers" with often-nebulous skill sets have come to make up a significant portion of the workforce, it can be refreshing to read about the more clearly defined trades of past eras. This engaging collection of brief biographies from Canadian author Grant Allen explores a number of skilled trades such as stonemason, painter, and shoemaker, as well as the day-to-day lives of the men who filled these roles
Falling in love, with other essays on more exact branches of science by Grant Allen( Book )

45 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian author Grant Allen initially pursued scholarly research as a profession, but after several years as a professor, he decided to try his hand at writing instead. Though his first efforts were scientific in nature, his style gradually developed into the broadly appealing voice which is on display throughout the charming essays and observations collected in Falling in Love: With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science
The evolution of the idea of God : an inquiry into the origins of religion by Grant Allen( Book )

71 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rivals of Sherlock Holmes : forty stories of crime and detection from original illustrated magazines by Alan K Russell( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under sealed order : a novel by Grant Allen( Book )

81 editions published between 1894 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's bred in the bone by Grant Allen( Book )

84 editions published between 1868 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 you guessing until the very last page
Miss Cayley's adventures by Grant Allen( Book )

47 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her stepfather dies, Lois Cayley finds herself alone in the world with only twopence in her pocket. Undaunted, the intelligent, attractive, and infinitely resourceful young woman decides to set off in search of adventure. Her travels take her from London to Germany, Italy, Egypt, and India, as she faces various challenges and meets an assortment of eccentric characters. But when her true love, Harold Tillington, finds himself accused of forging a will and faces prison, Miss Cayley will n
The story of the plants by Grant Allen( Book )

76 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This mortal coil : a novel by Grant Allen( Book )

83 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tents of Shem : a novel by Grant Allen( Book )

98 editions published between 1889 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Saxon Britain by Grant Allen( )

39 editions published between 1881 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look into what life was like in Britain at the beginning of the formation of the English people: the Anglo-Saxons
Physiological aesthetics by Grant Allen( Book )

37 editions published between 1877 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florence by Grant Allen( Book )

53 editions published between 1897 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In all shades; a novel by Grant Allen( Book )

74 editions published between 1886 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The woman who did
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An African millionaire : episodes in the life of the illustrious Colonel ClayThe British barbarians; a hill-top novelFalling in love, with other essays on more exact branches of scienceThe evolution of the idea of God : an inquiry into the origins of religionWhat's bred in the boneMiss Cayley's adventuresAnglo-Saxon Britain
Alternative Names

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Allan, Charles Grant Blairfindie 1848-1899

Allen, Carolus Grant

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Allen, Charles G. 1848-1899

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Power, Cecil.

Power Cecil 1848-1899

Rayner, Olive Pratt.

Rayner Olive Pratt 1848-1899

Warborough, Martin Leach

Warborough, Martin Leach 1848-1899

Wilson, J. Arbuthnot.

Wilson J. Arbuthnot 1848-1899

Аллен Г. 1848-1899

Аллен Грант

Аллэн Г. 1848-1899

Грант Аллен

Грант-Аллен 1848-1899

Грент Аллен

עלען, גרענט

עלען, גרענט 1848־1899

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앨런, 그랜트 1848-1899

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