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 (Editions Denoël)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Black Cat Press)
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A Voyage to Arcturus (Bison Press)
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Latest news
Latest site updates
28th Jun 2015 — Added a database listing articles, books and reviews related to Lindsay and his work. Added a link to a blog post on Ian Watson's site about Arcturus, to the links page.
24th Jun 2015 — Checked for broken/blocked links.
24th May 2015 — Added a review of Alexander Crawford's novel The Alias to the notes section. Added a link to a page about the band Swaylone to the links page. Reinstated link to Resonance BookWorks to the buying page. Added mention of Chris Zippel's 2012 track, Voyage to Arcturus 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