The Life Triumphant Mastering the Heart and Mind James Allen - Offering his patented brand of spiritual advice that relied as much on self-empowerment as inspiration, James Allen - one of the most popular writers in the field at the turn of the 20th century - sets out to show the elements of character and conduct that go towards building a "life of calm strength and superlative victory." In helping the reader achieve "victory over all the dark things of life," Allen has written a self-help book for anyone "eager to learn, and earnest to achieve."This is another inspirational landmark from the bestselling author of "As a Man Thinketh." British author and pop philosopher James Allen (1864-1912) retired from the business world to pursue a life of writing and contemplation. He authored many books about the power of thought including "The Way of Peace," "The Mastery of Destiny," and "Entering the Kingdom."