This book intensifies the stuff of W. R. Bion's contributions by offering us an evocative, enticing work which constantly forces the reader to face up to a most important issue: the attempt to read Bion demands patience and tolerance, as if it were an exercise.

part |341 pages

Rising… or Uprising?

chapter One|9 pages

Obscure, complicated and difficult?

chapter Two|327 pages

Truth; truthfulness

chapter Three|18 pages

Clinical significance

chapter Four|292 pages

Editorial issues

part II|162 pages

Landing …. or Diving?

chapter Eight|19 pages

A dreamscope?

chapter Ten|49 pages

Banal times

chapter Eleven|20 pages

Facing natural tension: an option for banality?