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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The Haunted Woman (Heyne)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Ballantine)
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The Haunted Woman (Russian)
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Latest news
Latest site updates
13th May 2018 — Added We Are The article on Arcturus to the secondary bibliography page.
30th Apr 2018 — Two small edits to the secondary bibliography page: added full title of Delta magazine to the 1963 article that appeared there, and a link to Nodens Books, where Douglas A. Anderson's Late Reviews review of The Witch has been republished.
12th Apr 2018 — Added specific months for daughters' births and mother's death to the timeline.
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