“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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“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.

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