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Jason Goodwin

UK flag (b.1964)

Jason Goodwin fell under the spell of Istanbul while studying Byzantine history at Cambridge University. Following the success of A Time For Tea: Travels in China and India in Search of Tea, he made a six-month pilgrimage across eastern Europe to reach the city for the first time, a journey recounted in his award-winning On Foot to the Golden Horn.

Genres: Historical Mystery
Non fiction
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2007) : The Janissary Tree
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2007) : The Janissary Tree

Jason Goodwin recommends
By Blood Divided (2017)
(Mistra Chronicles / Rise of Empires Chronicles, book 4)
James Heneage
"A fast-moving and superbly intelligent adventure."

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