the Violet Apple.org.uk
The Life and Works of David Lindsay

The Violet Apple.org.uk 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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If you want a well-formatted ebook of David Lindsay's classic novel A Voyage to Arcturus with a reliable text, we have one for free, downloadable via the A Voyage to Arcturus ebook page. This text can also be bought as a hardback.

Latest news
Latest site updates
22nd Nov 2021 — Corrected name of Robert Barnes' first son to Jasen on the Robert Barnes biography page. Thanks to Douglas Anderson for this.
20th Nov 2021 — Corrected age of Robert Barnes' first wife when married on the Robert Barnes biography page. Thanks to Douglas Anderson for this.
29th Oct 2021 — Added full name for Robert Barnes' first wife to the Robert Barnes biography page. Added detail about where Margaret Lindsay lived after her brother David's death to the Margaret Lindsay biography page.
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.