The Village Teacher

Fiction, Historical Novels

A courageous young woman. Themagic of knowledge and education

Tannau in the Berchtesgaden region, shortly before World War I. As Antonie Weber, trained as a teacher in Munich, takes up her first post in the mountain village of Tannau, she is met with an avalanche of mistrust and prejudice. However, Antonie is made of sterner stuff. Being a teacher is her true vocation. And she has a special gift for firing up her students to study and to recognize the value of an education. Thus, she quickly finds allies in her little charges. When she falls in love with Sebastian, aforest ranger, she faces the most difficult decision of her life. Should she follow her calling or her heart?

  • For readers of Anne Jacobs ('The Cloth Villa') and Carmen Korn

Bettina Seidl

Bettina Seidl studied art history and now works in the field of adult education. She lives at the foot of the Alps with her family, and she loves to be out and about in the local mountains around the Königssee. This is where she also finds inspiration for her stories.

The Village Teacher

A courageous young woman. Themagic of knowledge and education

Tannau in the Berchtesgaden region, shortly before World War I. As Antonie Weber, trained as a teacher in Munich, takes up her first post in the mountain village of Tannau, she is met with an avalanche of mistrust and prejudice. However, Antonie is made of sterner stuff. Being a teacher is her true vocation. And she has a special gift for firing up her students to study and to recognize the value of an education. Thus, she quickly finds allies in her little charges. When she falls in love with Sebastian, aforest ranger, she faces the most difficult decision of her life. Should she follow her calling or her heart?

  • For readers of Anne Jacobs ('The Cloth Villa') and Carmen Korn

Bibliographic Data
384 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-21984-6
First published 2021