Cathedral by Ben Hopkins

Cathedral is set in Hagenberg in the 12th and 13th centuries. It takes in the lives of various characters who live in Hagenberg and who are effected by the building of the cathedral. That's everyone from the clergyman who has to find the money to finance it, the artisans who work on the architecture and …

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Pandora’s Star by Peter F Hamilton

This one was recommended to me by an old friend, and it ended up on my must-read list for the year. It's the first book in a huge epic sci-fi saga called The Commonwealth Saga, and oh my God, it's about a billion pages long, and has a huge list of characters. The book is …

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