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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Starmont Reader's Guide: David Lindsay
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Gollancz, 1978)
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A Blade for Sale
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Latest news
Latest site updates
18th Jan 2019 — Added 1932 Worthing Herald review of Devil's Tor to the secondary bibliography page.
26th Dec 2018 — Updated a couple of minor details on the David Lindsay's Family Background article: Henry Edward Joyce's year of death; and a confirmation of year of bankruptcy of Elizabeth Bellamy (David's grandmother).
24th Dec 2018 — Added an article on Alexander Lindsay's time in the Midlands to the Notes 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 2019