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 (Wilder Publications)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Gollancz)
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Science Fiction Special 33 (Sidgwick & Jackson)
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Latest news
Latest site updates
17th Nov 2015 — Added two new Japanese editions, of A Voyage to Arcturus (2014), and The Haunted Woman (2013). Also some new images of the 1980 Japanese edition of A Voyage to Arcturus, and the 1993 Russian edition.
4th Nov 2015 — Added link to the SFFAudio Podcast about A Voyage to Arcturus to the links page articles section.
12th Oct 2015 — Added 2012 edition of A Voyage to Arcturus, published by Englighten in India, to the Arcturus editions 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 2015