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Cornelli - a book by Spyri, Johanna


Cornelli( )
Author: Spyri, Johanna
Translator: Stork, Elizabeth
Introduction by: Stork, Charles
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

"Cornelli," the story of the winsome, yet sensitive, little heroine, who suffers from the unjust suspicion of her elders, is equally as entertaining as "Heidi." Many will consider it a finer piece of work on account of its deeper treatment of child character. How "Cornelli" was restored to herself and reinstated in her father's affection forms a narrative of unusual interest and truth in life. Whereas, in "Heidi" there is only one other childish figure, we have here a...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.32 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Spyri, Johanna (Author)
Johanna Spyri was born in the village of Hirzel, Switzerland on June 12, 1827. She was tutored at home and attended school both at home and in Zurich. She married Bernhard Spyri, a lawyer, in 1852 and moved to Zurich. She wrote her first story, A Leaf on Vrony's Grave, in 1871. She wrote numerous stories for both children and adults, but her most famous work was Heidi, which was published in 1880. Both her husband and son died in 1884. She spent her remaining years writing, raising her niece, and doing charity work. She died on July 7, 1901.


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