WorldCat Identities

Delderfield, R. F. (Ronald Frederick) 1912-1972

Overview
Works: 364 works in 1,334 publications in 11 languages and 31,059 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Military history  Drama  Television mini-series  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  War fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6007.E36, 823.912
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about R. F Delderfield
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by R. F Delderfield
To serve them all my days by R. F Delderfield( Book )

39 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a teacher and the great school whose headmaster he becomes
Theirs was the kingdom by R. F Delderfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliantly woven tapestry of history and adventure, this imposing novel continues the saga of the Victorian giant of commerce Adam Swann and his tough-minded wife, as it follows their fortunes in the penultimate decade of the nineteenth century, and in the careers of the five Swann children reflects both the triumphs and tragedies of Imperial England
God is an Englishman by R. F Delderfield( Book )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first novel in the epic "God Is an Englishman" series, this book is a stirring saga of England in the 19th century, as the Industrial Revolution takes hold, forever changing the landscape of England and her people. Adam Swann, scion of an army family, returns home in 1858 after service with Her Majesty's army in the Crimea and India, determined to build his fortune in the dog-eat-dog world of Victorian commerce. Swann is soon captivated by Henrietta, the high-spirited daughter of a local mill owner. As Swann works to build his name, he and Henrietta share adventures, reversal, and fortune
Give us this day by R. F Delderfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This concluding volume in the author's saga of the Swann family begins at the time of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and ends with the guns of August, 1914
All over the town by R. F Delderfield( Book )

33 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nat Hearn comes back from the war and an R.A.F. commission to resume his old job as assistant editor and chief scapegoat of the local newspaper. He proceeds to change the paper into a crusading weapon against injustice and old-fogeyism and to turn the sleepy town of Sandcombe upside down
Diana by R. F Delderfield( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devonshire boy's love for the young mistress of the manor endures through her marriage to another and through the years of World War 2 and their meeting in Paris
Return journey by R. F Delderfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, come home by R. F Delderfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horseman riding by by R. F Delderfield( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magnificent saga of English country life in the twentieth century
Imperial sunset : the fall of Napoleon, 1813-14 by R. F Delderfield( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and French and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a picture of the Cossacks of the Elbe in the spring of 1813, the author proceeds to show the results of the disastrous Russian winter and the defeat of 1812, the effects of the fateful years, 1813-1814, as the outer edges of Napoleon's empire began to crumble; the campaigns in the German states; the situation along the shores of the Baltic, in Spain and in Italy
Seven men of Gascony by R. F Delderfield( Book )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2001 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the reader from the smoke of battlefields to the councils of the Emperor, from the fire of Moscow, to Paris occupied by the Russians
Mr. Sermon; a novel by R. F Delderfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-schoolteacher, once he leaves his profession, starts to enjoy life
Napoleon in love by R. F Delderfield( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stop at a winner by R. F Delderfield( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an English Gypsy who accidentally enlists in the RAF during World War II and disrupts the order and efficiency of every unit he is in
Too few for drums by R. F Delderfield( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the English victory at Busaco during the Peninsular campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars, Ensign Keith Graham found himself cut off from the main army, together with a sergeant and seven private soldiers
The retreat from Moscow by R. F Delderfield( Book )

12 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden millstones: Napoleon's brothers and sisters by R. F Delderfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph, Lucien, Jerome, Louis, Elisa, Pauline and Caroline - who began as fugitives from a Mediterranean island in revolt - rose to be kings and queens of states as widely separated as Spain, Westphalia and Naples
The avenue by R. F Delderfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprawling novel of London suburban life from 1918-1948, with emphasis on six families
To serve them all my days( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women
A horseman riding by( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by R.F. Delderfield, this follows the fortunes of Paul Craddock, a former soldier who purchases a run-down Devon estate. Set between the Boer War and the outbreak of World War I, the miniseries depicts the end of an era, as England moves into the modern age
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.00 for "The ethos ... to 0.99 for Bird's eye ...)

God is an Englishman
Alternative Names
Delderfield, R.

Delderfield, R. F.

Delderfield R. F. 1912-1972

Delderfield, Ronald Frederick

Delderfield, Ronald Frederick 1912-1972

Delderfield, Ronald Frederick 1912-1973

Delderfield, Ronald Frederik 1912-1972

R. F. Delderfield Brits auteur (1912-1972)

R. F. Delderfield écrivain britannique

R. F. Delderfield englischer Dramatiker und Romanschriftsteller

R. F. Delderfield escritor británico

Ronald Frederick Delderfield

Ronald Frederick Delderfield Suurbritannia kirjanik

Делдерфилд, Рональд 1912-1972

Делдерфилд, Рональд Фредерик

デルダフィールド, R. F.

ロナルド・デルダーフィールド

Languages
Covers
Theirs was the kingdomGod is an EnglishmanGive us this dayDianaA horseman riding byImperial sunset : the fall of Napoleon, 1813-14Seven men of GasconyToo few for drums