Jaishree Misra’s (JM) Ancient Promises is the story of an affectionate and dutiful daughter, a compassionate but guilty lover, a restless and miserable wi. Jaishree Misras semi autobiographical novel Ancient Promises is the had well acquainted with the personal life of the author, Jaishree Misra. Jaishree Misra’s Ancient Promises: A Story of Love and Family. Loyalty. Talluri Mathew Bhaskar. Lecturer in English. ABSTRACT: Fiction writing has become a.

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Give it a try, it is completely A book for the lion-hearted. No thanks, I’m better off solving my lifestyle issues myself.

A good simple novel, which touches the crevices of kerala in a way like noone touched before. Has anyone read the translation of this book “Janmanthara Vagdanangal” by Priya A.

This somewhat side tracked me at times and made my reading a lot slower than it usually is with other books. To ask other readers questions about Ancient Promisesplease sign up. A teenage romance, a loveless marriage, and a fortuitous ptomises with the old love. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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The clarity is there for all to see. Ancient promises Jaishree Misra Snippet view – Situated in Kerala, a beautiful part of the sub-continent. Jun 03, Mohitha rated it liked it Shelves: Jaishree Mishra confesses this to be part-autobiographical.


Their romance seems to meet an end when, Arjun leaves for England for his higher studies. Karan – me too is amongst GOST lovers ehehheehe! That sounds like a good book. Being a ‘halfway-child’ taken from the author myself, I can very well relate to the predicaments of the protagonist as she tries imsra overcome the regional racism tactfully.

I liked it in the beginningbut later I got bored. I loved how the author details Delhi and Kerala in particular, the dialects, the local shops or markets, the characters and the mind of promisse newly married 18 year old. Return to Book Page. Is Janu able to stand up for her and her daughter’s rights at the end? To compound her agonies, her husband Suresh is very aloof and uncaring, more concerned about his business. It is because of these unique views that the novel upholds, that I recommend you the book.

A page-turner, this first book by Jaishree Mishra kept me hooked for a week of my commute time.

Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra

Well, a not too unfamiliar theme. Give it a try, it is completely worth it. Nice review man but the story sounds a little missra.

Still she goes to London and completes her course. This book depicts the culture and attitude of Indian society towards a women. Upload photo files with. Janu is confused and unsure of her future with Arjun. N stop ribbing Davie – he was just bneing nice to me!

And a great review too! The story of a strong willed woman! It is about why we love and lose, sometimes seeming to have little control over our destinies.


Ancient Promises: Review

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. It’s often said by outsiders and of peomises I’m one of them that Indian families handle disability in a positive and nurturing way, so much better than western society. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Preview — Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra. Excellent as always mate Spooks. We’ll contact you shortly. Reflecting on that, I can see that an author of fiction would most likely have piled on the abuse with a heavier spoon, probably had the husband beating his wife, the mother-in-law making her scrub the floor like Cinderella, and her own mother and grandmother forcing her back to her in-laws.

The moving story o Young and vulnerable, Janu gave up Arjun, her first ancuent, to enter into an arranged marriage. Jul 25, Reshma Mohiyiddin rated it did not like it. All her efforts to endear herself to the family of her husband, which includes even begetting a child who is supposed to bridge the gap between herself and her new family, are in vain.

Old passions are aroused and ppromises couple realize they still feel deeply for each other.