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 (Japanese edition)
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Călătorie în Arcturus (Amalgama)
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The Haunted Woman (Ulwencreutz)
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Latest site updates
8th Sep 2018 — Added a couple of bigger cover images to the Japanese Sanrio editions of A Voyage to Arcturus and The Haunted Woman, and the Bulgarian Voyage to Arcturus. Also added the text of the cover blurb to the first edition of A Voyage to Arcturus to that edition's page.
2nd Aug 2018 — Added links to buy the digital version of Vakula's A Voyage to Arcturus album, which will be released on the 24th August.
1st Jul 2018 — Added a link to the links page to an interview with Robert Silverberg, where he says his 1971 novel Son of Man was inspired by A Voyage to Arcturus. Removed some long-broken links.
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 2018