I loved 2312
from cover to cover. I'm sure it helps that I love the hard science-fiction aspect of it, but it also had a gorgeous story surrounding a fascinating and mysterious character. I loved the "globetrotting" around the solar system and the miniscule connections to Robinson's Mars
trilogy (although I don't think I spot any references to Galileo's Dreams
which has a couple of connections to the trilogy as well). I think it also helped that I often listened to the Blade Runner
score while reading the novel which I found to be a beautiful backdrop to Robinson's little universe.