“When you read a historical mystery by Jason Goodwin, you take a magic-carpet ride
to the most exotic place on earth.” The New York Times Book Review
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‘Recommended as a delightful guide to who and where we are or (at least) might be.’ The Telegraph
“Goodwin’s is a gift akin to that of Jan Morris, the rare coming together of
historical scholarship and curiosity about distant places with luminous
writing.” Fouad Ajami, New York Times Book Review
Edgar Award for Best Novel The Janissary Tree, the first in a series
of five mystery novels translated into over forty languages.