Allen, Grant


    Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (1848 - 99) was a novelist and science writer.  He was a socialist agnostic who supported the theory of evolution.  He was born in Canada, studied in France, and taught in Jamaica.  His best - selling novel The Woman Who Did promoted a skeptical view of marriage and scandalized Victorian readers.  Allen also made important early contributions to the emerging genre of science fiction and wrote innovative detective novels.

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    Grant Allen, an English writer, was an atheist and a socialist. He had expertise in different branches of science. He wrote articles on sociology and literature. Besides being an astonishingly expressive and prolific writer, he was also a talented journalist.

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