the Violet
The Life and Works of David Lindsay

The Violet is a site dedicated to fantasy writer David Lindsay, author of A Voyage to Arcturus, The Haunted Woman, and other works, including, of course, The Violet Apple.

The aim of the site is twofold: to introduce Lindsay to those who don't know about him, and to provide more information about his life and works for those who want to find out more.

For a quick introduction to the man and his works, see Who is David Lindsay? To delve deeper, use the menu on the left to learn more about his life & works.

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A Voyage to Arcturus (Dutch edition)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Gollancz)
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The Violet Apple (Sidgwick & Jackson)
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Latest news
Latest site updates
1st Jul 2018 — Added a link to the links page to an interview with Robert Silverberg, where he says his 1971 novel Son of Man was inspired by A Voyage to Arcturus. Removed some long-broken links.
25th Jun 2018 — Added Bookship paperback of Devil's Tor to that book's list of editions.
18th Jun 2018 — Clarified the North Books editions of A Voyage to Arcturus as being two editions, one large print, one normal print. Both are now on the Arcturus editions page. Added cover image to the Arcturus gallery page.
Please note: This site is not official, nor in any way associated with the David Lindsay estate, so I can't answer questions relating to copyright, permission to adapt his works, and so on. I do welcome news and information about David Lindsay, though. Click on my name at the foot of the page to send me an email.
© Murray Ewing 2018