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Tangye, Derek 1912-1996

Overview
Works: 102 works in 455 publications in 1 language and 7,144 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Anecdotes  Folklore  Juvenile works  Quotations  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT788.T27, 942.37082092
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Most widely held works by Derek Tangye
Somewhere a cat is waiting by Derek Tangye( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Author describes his marriage to a devoted cat-lover and his subsequent years living on an out-of-the way flower farm in Cornwall with a succession of cats, each of whom came to rule his life
A gull on the roof by Derek Tangye( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how two young people suddenly sickened of the rat race and threw everything up in order--of all crazy things--to grow flowers in Cornwall. And how they made a go of it, in spite of ignorance, in spite of every sort of drawback
Cottage on a cliff by Derek Tangye( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's life in his cottage in Cornwall, with reminiscences of people known
A cat in the window by Derek Tangye( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how Monty, a true feline patience and perseverence reversed all this, and how a cat became almost if not quite the centre of the home Derek and Jean Tangye found for themselves in Cornwall
A cat affair by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the cats and donkeys on the author's Cornish farm
A donkey in the meadow by Derek Tangye( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of how Derek and Jeannie acquired two donkeys, Penny and Fred. From the first steps and learning all about donkey foibles, through to picnics in the meadows, this is a further charming instalment in the tales of the Tangye's life at Minack"--Publisher's description
Went the day well( Book )

8 editions published between 1942 and 1996 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the winds blow by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More chronicles from the author's bulb farm in Cornwall. Fred the donkey now has a companion called Merlin who is enchanting. Merlin's life at the farm gently unfolds
A Cornish summer by Derek Tangye( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author gives us a picture of the Cornish world trying to hold out against the pressures of modern civilisation, He probes gently into the individual's place in a mass production age
Lama by Derek Tangye( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers of all ages will enjoy this book. Lama is an adorable little cat
Jeannie : a love story by Derek Tangye( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the author's wife died it was a shattering loss for him and for the multitude of readers who loved her as the heroine in his enchanting books about their life in a cottage near Land's End. This is his moving love story in which he recalls the joys of their marriage
A drake at the door by Derek Tangye( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early days at Minack, the author's Cornish flower farm, and the arrival of Boris the drake, and other pets
One king : a survey of the dominions and colonies of the British Empire by Derek Tangye( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 1946 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confusion room by Derek Tangye( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time was mine by Derek Tangye( Book )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty's Leap by Derek Tangye( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty: biography of a marmalade cat by Derek Tangye( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet year by Derek Tangye( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of forever : a memorial anthology of quotations from the Minack chronicles by Derek Tangye( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winding lane by Derek Tangye( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.66 (from 0.17 for Somewhere ... to 0.78 for Great mina ...)

Somewhere a cat is waiting
Alternative Names
Derek Tangye British writer

Tangye, Derek

タンギー, デリック

Languages
English (309)

Covers
When the winds blowJeannie : a love storyThe confusion roomThe confusion roomTangyeJeannie : a love storyThe story of the Minack chronicles : comprising Time was mine, A gull on the roof, A cat in the window