WorldCat Identities

Tangye, Derek 1912-1996

Overview
Works: 94 works in 411 publications in 2 languages and 7,526 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Anecdotes  Folklore  Juvenile works  Quotations  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT788.T27, 942.37082092
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Somewhere a cat is waiting by Derek Tangye( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and French and held by 675 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 )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first 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. From inauspicious beginnings, this book includes tales of the couple's first animals, including Monty the ginger cat, and takes us through trials and tribulations until the arrival of a gull on the roof provides the first augury of better times to come
Cottage on a cliff by Derek Tangye( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 257 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 )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 221 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 )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 196 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 )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 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
When the winds blow by Derek Tangye( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Went the day well( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1996 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Minack : a place for solitude by Derek Tangye( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannie : a love story by Derek Tangye( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lama by Derek Tangye( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cornish summer by Derek Tangye( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drake at the door by Derek Tangye( Book )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 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
The confusion room by Derek Tangye( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One king, a survey of the dominions and colonies of the British empire by Derek Tangye( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet year by Derek Tangye( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty's Leap by Derek Tangye( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 75 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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 71 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.64 (from 0.15 for Somewhere ... to 0.78 for Further st ...)

Alternative Names
Derek Tangye British writer

Tangye, Derek

タンギー, デリック

Languages
English (276)

French (1)

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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