If you happen to find yourself reading this article, you must enjoy Hyperion by Dan Simmons, a classic science fiction novel published in 1989 dealing with multiple characters from different timelines.
Its structure is often described as similar to the 14th century The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.
This is a fairly decent reason to get acquainted with it, even if you're not much into sci-fi as a genre.
So if you have finished Hyperion and now search for something like this, this article is for you.
You never know what awaits you there when you start unraveling the tangle that drags you into the mist of the Forest of Dean, with its lingering scent and crackling, closer to the mullioned windows of the old manor…