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Tangye, Derek 1912-1996

Overview
Works: 99 works in 396 publications in 1 language and 7,113 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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Somewhere a cat is waiting by Derek Tangye( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 644 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 )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weary of London life, the author and his wife settled in Cornwall and started their famous flower farm, Minack
Cottage on a cliff by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 235 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 )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second title in the Minack Chronicles, this tells in more detail the story of Derek and Jeannie's beloved ginger cat Monty. From the first moment Derek, who was not until then a cat-lover, met a tiny bundle of fur with Jeannie, through to the pet's old age when he would still walk down to the stream to make 'Monty's Leap', this is a touching story of friendship between two people and their cat
A cat affair by Derek Tangye( Book )

4 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 )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth title in the Minack Chronicles 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
Went the day well( Book )

8 editions published between 1942 and 1996 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the winds blow by Derek Tangye( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 159 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
The world of Minack : a place for solitude by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannie : a love story by Derek Tangye( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and held by 136 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 Cornish summer by Derek Tangye( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 133 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
A drake at the door by Derek Tangye( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third title in the Minack Chronicles, which tell the story of how Derek and his wife Jeannie left behind their London home to establish a flower farm on the coast of Cornwall. This book takes a closer look at some of the animals who shared the Tangye's home and surroundings, especially Boris, the Muscovy duck
One king : a survey of the dominions and colonies of the British Empire by Derek Tangye( Book )

17 editions published between 1900 and 1946 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confusion room by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lama by Derek Tangye( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers of all ages will enjoy this book. Lama is an adorable little cat
Monty's Leap by Derek Tangye( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet year by Derek Tangye( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time was mine by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 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 67 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

 
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Somewhere a cat is waiting
Alternative Names
Derek Tangye British writer

Tangye, Derek

タンギー, デリック

Languages
English (269)

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When the winds blowThe world of Minack : a place for solitudeJeannie : a love storyThe confusion roomThe confusion roomTangyeJeannie : a love story