One title on Rees's list of ten must-read historical thrillers:
The Coffee Trader. David Liss.Read about another book on the list.
Liss is the premier writer of crime fiction set during the early modern period. Here he takes on the Inquisition and Jewish life in Holland, in a story that revolves around the newly introduced, mind-bending drug known as coffee.
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Writers Read: Matt Rees (December 2011).