First published in 1883, "The Story of My Heart" is a book by English nature writer Richard Jefferies. It is often described as a "spiritual autobiography", within which Jefferies envisions the English countryside as a utopia. This book is highly recommended for those with an interest in transcendental literature, and it is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Jefferies' seminal work. John Richard Jefferies (1848 - 1887) was an English nature writer. He is famous for his exceptional depictions of English country life in his natural history books, essays, and novels. Most of his major works were inspired by his early life spent on a small farm in Wiltshire, England. Other notable works by this author include: "The Story of My Heart (1883), an exposition of his experience of the world, and "After London" (1885), a fantastic example of classic science fiction. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.