George Soros, is one of the most acclaimed and feared figures in the investment world. Famous for his role in breaking the Bank of England, he is also known for his outspoken criticism of distinguished politicians. Soros has earned his respect not only from his investment coups but also for his charitable activities and for encouraging pro--democracy movements around the world. This book explores the life of a man who has an undue influence on world--wide currency markets. His dramatic life story will attract a wide range of readers, even those who are not familiar with the world of investment and finance.