This volume provides a detailed account of The Past Presented, one of three semi-autobiographical novels in the collection A Memoir of the Future, an attempt to cast psychoanalytic speculation in fictional form.

The Complete Works of W. R. Bion is now available in a coherent and corrected format. Comprising sixteen volumes bound in green cloth, this edition has been brought together and edited by Chris Mawson with the assistance of Francesca Bion.