David Lindsay (1876-1945) was a British author of literary fiction, science fiction and fantasy novels. He was born in London to a middle class Calvinist family from Scotland. David was educated at Colfe’s School, Lewisham. Although he was awarded a scholarship to go to university, he had to get into insurance at Lloyd’s of London due to financial reasons. Lindsay went into service during World War I, and then moved to Cornwall with his young wife and began writing full-time.

David Lindsay debuted as a published author in 1920 with the novel A Voyage to Arcturus. Below is a list of David Lindsay’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Voyage to Arcturus(1920) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Haunted Woman(1922) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sphinx(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Adventures of Monsieur de Mailly(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devil's Tor(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Violet Apple and The Witch(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Adventures of Monsieur de Mailly was published in the USA as A Blade for Sale.

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David Lindsay Synopsis: In The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay, Isbel Loment is leading an ordinary, if uneventful, existence. She is engaged to a rather boring man and is just passing through her own life. Everything changes when she and her fiance rent a remote house in Sussex. In the house Isbel discovers a strange staircase few can see, which leads upwards to three rooms, rooms that appear to exist only part of the time or just in a different reality from her own. Her discoveries in this house will change both her life and her destiny forever.

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