Sir Walter Besant (1 book)

(18361901)

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Sir Walter Besant (August 14, 1836, Portsmouth - June 9, 1901, London), was a novelist and historian from London. His sister-in-law was Annie Besant.

The son of a merchant, he was born at Portsmouth, Hampshire and attended school at St Paul's, Southsea, Stockwell Grammar, London and King's College London. In 1855, he was admitted as a pensioner to Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated… (more)

 

The Revolt of Man

by Sir Walter Besant

Speculative fiction wherein the traditional roles of the sexes are reversed.