Science fiction is such a genre of speculative fiction that typically deals with the imaginative and futuristic concept, also called the “Literature of Ideas,” that is easy to appreciate but equally difficult to define. The world of science fiction is a unique experience for all concerned, unlike other genres. It allows the author to take their imagination to new restraint, thereby providing a surreal experience for their readers. The world of science fiction has boomed in the English Language with some remarkable writers, Author Anandajit Goswami being the one who is described as one of the creative minds in the world of science fiction with his creativity in the LUCY Series.

Lucy 3 – Lucy and the Rise of the Parabola is the third Masterpiece of the LUCY series by an eminent Author Anandajit Goswami. The book converses about the climatic changes, global warming, and other environmental problems. The book LUCY 3 already has two prequels- the first one is ‘Lucy and the train’ and the second one is ‘Lucy meets Artificial Intelligence’. Lucy and the Train is a journey of the self that leads to sustainability. In the second book, Lucy meets Artificial Intelligence story moves forward. Lucy has already saved Earth two times in the first two books, so whenever any danger on the planet rises, the Earthlings turn to only one girl, Lucy. Since she is already aware that she is the only one who can venture into the future and find out the answer to save the world from imminent doom, she sets her feet forward. Her journey is filled with treacherous twists, this time again. While traveling to 2350, she had realized that the world was in immense danger. The twist is to find out Can Lucy save the world for the third time?

An excerpt from the book

When dangers on the planet rise, the Earthlings turn to only one girl, who has saved them twice before, Lucy! Aware that she is the only one who can venture into the future and find out the answer to save the world from imminent doom, Lucy sets off on a mega-adventure. But the journey is filled with treacherous twists and sinister entities. Who is the dark force young Lucy needs to face? Will Lucy be able to find the answer in the nick of time? And most importantly, will she be able to return from the future to the present times, or will she be lost forever? To know more, read a highly engaging Science Fiction magnum opus like never before!

About the Author

Anandajit Goswami was a faculty at TERI School of Advanced Studies. Currently, he is an Associate Professor (Liberal Arts), HOD, Department of Social and Political Studies, Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, Manav Rachna International University. As TERI Africa Coordinator, he was based at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). He led research projects supported by ADB, UK-Aid, and worked for Niti Aayog, Copenhagen Consensus Centre, and WWF India. 

He completed his Master’s degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and has obtained Ph.D. in Energy Economics and Policy from TERI School of Advanced Studies. He has co-authored, co-edited academic books, published academic papers, popular articles, and also co-authored and authored two sci-fi books titled ‘Lucy meets Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Lucy and the Train: Tryst with Sustainability’ along with a unique crime thriller on gender neutrality – “Pink Gender.” In addition, he has instructed courses like – Art and Sustainability, Applied Mathematics for Sustainability, Economics of Climate Change, and created movements like music and sustainability, art from the heart for climate action, and sustainability. 

He writes regularly about his opinion pieces on his blog space – and has his music channel on music and sustainability –

Currently, he resides with his mother in New Delhi.

You can get in touch with him on Instagram @Anandajit Goswami or visit his website


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