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 (Allison & Busby)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Japanese edition)
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The Haunted Woman (PageTurner)
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Latest site updates
3rd Mar 2015 — Updated the notes page on J B Pick, to include his death date, and add links to two obituaries.
23rd Feb 2015 — Added David Power's Matterplay to the Adaptations & works inspired by A Voyage to Arcturus section, and updated his website address to point to his Soundcloud page.
14th Feb 2015 — Added a page about Vakula's A Voyage to Arcturus album. Added second Vakula image to the Voyage to Arcturus gallery page. Added Akashic Fish's album A Voyage To Arcturus/Out of the Silent Planet (via the Northside) to the Arcturus adaptations & works inspired by... list.
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