Vinzi: A Story of the Swiss Alps

Johanna SPYRI (1827 - 1901), translated by Elisabeth P. STORK ( - )

At 12 years old, Vinzi's only desire is to study his beloved music. But his father wants to make a farmer of him, and is displeased whenever he finds Vinzi yielding to his musical inclination. Mother and sister look on wistfully as circumstances go beyond their control, but throughout, they trust to the protection of their Father in Heaven.

This is another book by Johanna Spyri, author of Heidi. Here too, against the backdrop of the beautiful Swiss alps, she intertwines love, sincerity, and the freshness of youth to present a captivating story for young and old alike. - Summary by Rosebud

Genre(s): Children's Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Foreword Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:03:32
Play 01 In Leuk Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:22:05
Play 02 On the Pasture Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:27:45
Play 03 Unlooked-for Events Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:27:40
Play 04 A Departure and an Arrival Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:29:03
Play 05 Banishment Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:45:32
Play 06 Higher Up the Mountain Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:41:17
Play 07 Still More Music Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:42:40
Play 08 Unexpected Happenings Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:33:43
Play 09 Surprises, But Not Only For Russli Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:18:01
Play 10 Old Friends and New Life Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:39:38
Play 11 The Old Song Once More Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:33:57