The Test of Courage: Michel Thomas: A Biography of the Holocaust Survivor and Nazi Hunter (Paperback)Christopher Robbins (author)
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Michel Thomas survived French concentration and slave labour camps, endured interrogation and torture and after the war became a Nazi-hunter, capturing important war criminals.
It was through these remarkable and terrifying experiences that Thomas came to develop his revolutionary language learning system - a system that is currently taking the world by storm.
This is his remarkable story, told by his friend and biographer Christopher Robbins.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 461 g
Dimensions: 199 x 130 x 26 mm
The magnetic potency of Michel Thomas's teaching is partly explained by this book, as much a thriller as a biography... * Emma Thompson *
This book will stir your soul. * Reader review, Amazon.co.uk *
This has to be the one of the best examples that we are all put on this earth for a reason... I could hardly put it down and only relented when I had to do some real work... I have now decided that I too can learn a language as his philosophy on learning is one that I can relate to and hope that in time educational institutions will too.
A truly inspirational read!!* Reader review, Amazon.co.uk *
Michel Thomas' biography is a must-read for anyone interested in the triumph of humanity over the seemingly overwhelming forces of evil. * Reader review, Amazon.co.uk *
Five stars is not enough for this gut wrenching biography... an awe inspiring read, which really puts one's own meek trials and tribulations into perspective. The final chapter has a quote: "Often the test of courage is not to die, but to live." This sums the book up. * Reader review, Amazon.co.uk *
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