Electric Light. London: Faber, 2001. Pp 79. Fine copy in wrappers. First paperback edition.
Inscribed by Heaney on the title-page 'To Lucy, Shine On - Seamus Heaney 10/02/02'
The collection explores childhood, nature, and poetry itself and is written in two parts. Part one presents translations and adaptations, occasional and celebratory poems, and verse about travel in the Gaeltacht, the Balkans and Greece. Part two of the collection consists of elegies for poets (Ted Hughes, Joseph Brodsky, and Zbigniew Herbert), and Heaney's relatives and friends.