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 (Gollancz)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Heyne)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Canongate Classics)
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Latest news
Latest site updates
24th Jan 2016 — Added link to online text of A Voyage to Arcturus at Wikisource, to the links page, works online section.
19th Jan 2016 — Updated links to the Brighton & Hove Community Radio adaptation of The Haunted Woman.
12th Jan 2016 — Added a link to the Wormwood blog about Hugh Deane's A Voyage to Arcturus illustration to my page about it. Added mention of Joel Fletcher's painting "Over the Mountains of Ifdawn" to the works inspired by A Voyage to Arcturus 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 2016