‘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
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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.
When men and women don’t need each other: A review of Sadhna Shanker’s Ascendance Gautham Shenoy June 30, 2019 https://factordaily.com/sadhna-shanker-ascendance-scifi-review/ On a distant planet called Elone, in the distant future, live two ‘species’ antagonistic to one another. Given their violent past – that began on their home planet, and continued even after this new planet was…
Even by the end, you can’t guess how the two sides could resolve their differences, you know that you need to hold on tight and trust her imagination. Because the ending, when it comes, blows you away!
We are moving towards a huge change in human life. I don’t have doubts about it anymore. The future will arrive much faster than we want to accept or can foresee.
Brahmaputra Literary Festival, Guwahati, Assam
Ascendance relies more on philosophical evaluation rather than action-packed occasions. It has a whodunit factor that answered to the thirst for mystery.