Grant, I F

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(1887-1983) Scottish patron and author. In 1935 on the island of Iona, she founded a museum to present her findings and convictions about the high culture attained by the Gaels; it was later housed in Kingussie, Highland region. Of sf interest is A Candle in the Hills (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1926), set in a Near Future Britain after a savage takeover by Communist forces, which are resolutely opposed by an ultimately successful resistance (see Politics); the monarchy is restored. Grant was granted the MBE in 1959. [JC]

Isabel Frances Grant

born Edinburgh, Scotland: 21 July 1887

died Edinburgh, Scotland: 19 September 1983

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