Gritli's Children

By: Johanna Spyri
Published By: Double9 Books
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Johanna Spyri's "Gritli's Children" is a joyful novella written by the acclaimed Swiss author best known for her classic work, "Heidi." Spyri's lesser-known gem portrays the moving story of Gritli, a tough young girl, and her adventures in the Swiss Alps. Gritli, an orphaned youngster living in a remote mountain community with her grandfather, opens the novella. Gritli's existence is marked by hardship and loneliness until she is befriended by Madle, another country girl. They develop a deep and lasting bond that provides peace and companionship in the midst of life's trials. The spectacular grandeur of the Alpine environment and the simplicity of rural life are captured in Spyri's expressive words. The fundamental themes of the novel focus around the value of friendship, perseverance, and the healing power of nature. Readers are treated to a moving narrative that praises the strength of the human spirit as Gritli and Madle embark on numerous journeys and endure life's hardships together.

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Johanna Spyri

Johanna Spyri (June 12, 1827-July 7, 1901) was born in Switzerland. She was a Swiss author whose book for kids, Heidi, became famous all over the world. Her psychological insight into the minds of children, her wit, and her ability to enter into the childish joys and sorrows endow her book with charm and lasting value. After her marriage in 1852 to Bernhard Spyri, a lawyer engaged in editorial work, she moved to Zurich. Her adoration for her homeland, feeling for nature, humble devotion, and cheerful insight gave both her work and her life their interesting quality. Her books include Ein Blatt auf Vronys Grab (1870, A Leaf from Vrony's Grave), Heidi, 2 vols. (1880-81), Heimatlos (1881), and Gritli (1882).

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 144Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359325899
  • ISBN-13:9789359325897
  • Item Weight: 216g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.32mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics