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 (Savoy Books)
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Sphinx (Bookship)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (BiblioBazaar)
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Latest news
Latest site updates
18th Feb 2019 — Added cover image for Bookship's updated version of Sphinx for Kindle to the Sphinx page gallery, and that edition's page.
12th Feb 2019 — Updated the details page for the Vasilievsky Island edition of A Voyage to Arcturus with the proper title of the Chad Oliver story that's also in that anthology, plus an image of an interior illustration. (Also added this to the Arcturus gallery page.) Thanks to Konstantin for both.
27th Jan 2019 — Updated the site index, as I hadn't added some recent new pages to it.
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