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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
 
Series
Yashim the Ottoman Detective
   1. The Janissary Tree (2006)
   2. The Snake Stone (2007)
   3. The Bellini Card (2008)
   4. An Evil Eye (2011)
   5. The Baklava Club (2014)
   6. Yashim Cooks Istanbul (2016)
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Non fiction
   A Time for Tea (1980)
   The Gunpowder Gardens (1990)
   On Foot to the Golden Horn (1993)
   Lords of the Horizon (1998)
   Otis (2001)
   Greenback (2003)
   A Pilgrim's Guide to Sacred London (2017) (with John Michell)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2007) : The Janissary Tree
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2007) : The Janissary Tree


Jason Goodwin recommends
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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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