Originally Posted by harrynewman
I'd second anything by Peter F. Hamilton.
So far i've read:
The books tend to be on the hefty side (that being 1000+ pages), but all have been top quality science fiction.
I've read these books too. Fallen Dragon is quite good. Pandora's star and Judas unchained are a good space opera too. But, as far as I have read, for me Night's dawn is "The space opera".
Hamilton is writing a now the Void trilogy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Void_Trilogy
). But I am going to wait until the trilogy is complete. If I can...