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 this continuing story in order, go to snoozecast.com/series.
“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, Mr. Sesemann and Clara convince their friend, the doctor, to visit Heidi on the mountain in place of Clara. Clara was still too weak to go herself, and the winter was approaching. The doctor was grieving the loss of his own daughter, and they believed it would be a good tonic for his spirits to make this journey.