Heidi pt. 10


Johanna Spyri

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Tonight, we’ll read the next part to the classic children’s story “Heidi”, published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. If you’d like to start from the beginning, you’ll find that the very first episode aired on March 8th, 2019. If you’d like to listen to the last episode before this one, it aired on October 28th, 2020.

“Heidi” is a novel about the life of a young girl in her grandfather's care in the Swiss Alps. “Heidi” is one of the best-selling books ever written and is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.

In the previous episode, the servants at the Sesemann house are certain the house is haunted. The ghost turns out to be a sleepwalking little Heidi, tormented by her secret homesickness. When Mr. Sesemann realizes this, plans are made to allow her to go back to visit her family on the mountain.