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.

Cover image thumbnail
A Voyage to Arcturus (Black Cat Press)
Cover image thumbnail
Viatge a Arcturus (Doble Sol)
Cover image thumbnail
A Voyage to Arcturus (Gollancz)
separator image
Latest news
Latest site updates
28th Dec 2017 — Updated and simplified some links on the buying page.
21st Nov 2017 — Added Douglas A. Anderson's blog to the links page.
11th Nov 2017 — Added A Voyage to Arcturus album by Santiago Niño to the adaptations & works inspired by section.
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