Gritli's Children by Johanna Spyri
  

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Gritli's Children by Johanna Spyri

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Johanna Spyri

Johanna Louise Heusser, the fourth of six children of Meta Schweizer (1797-1876) and Johan Jakob Heusser (1783-1859), physician, was born on 12 June 1827 in the village of Herzil, nestled in the Alps of Switzerland. She went to school and was tutored at home, then studied languages and piano in Zürich. In 1852 she married lawyer Bernhard Spyri (1821-1884) with whom she'd have a son, Bernard Diethelm (1855-1884). The couple moved to Zürich to a home overlooking the lake where she wrote her first novel, A Leaf on Vrony's Grave, which was published in 1871.

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Paperback / softback
56 pages

Author

Johanna Spyri
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Author's Website

www.online-literature.com/s...

Publisher

Rarebooksclub.com

Publication date

27th October 2012

ISBN

9781443217026


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