‘Arohan’ is science fiction published in Hindi by Rajkamal Publications. It is the translation of the English ‘Ascendance’ brought out by Rupa Publications in 2018
Never a disconnect is the story of single parenthood, female bonding and living life on your own terms.
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An unfinished story is like an incomplete dialogue that plays out in one’s head all the time. It is a self inflicted burden that only the writer can remove.
My book Ascendance was reviewed in the premier journal ‘Indian Literature” of the Indian Academy of Letters, Sahitya Academy.
These leaps of human enquiry into the realm of space represent an audacity of hope and endeavour. They impact our day to day lives in myriad ways.
Home is sanctuary parallel – one feels safe and comforted when one reaches there. However scanty and impoverished it maybe.’
All four of them gazed wistfully at the image of Earth that was flashing on the screen before them. It was a glorious sight – blue with its oceans and white and green patches. Humans would conquer the virus, but would they be able to conquer themselves?
“They are all in their homes Ashoka. But why they have stopped stepping out I don’t know. I will try and find out tomorrow.”
Participation in Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Literary Festival, Bhubaneswar