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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Is happiness contented with materialistic appeasing of a third person? And after reading this I’m going to try my damnedest for the happine A neatly penned down narrative, about the so called traditions, family loyalty, and the sufferings of a newly married girl, that too at an younger age.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I have read 2 other books of hers before and this definitely is my favourite. Will check out this book sumtime. I personally felt AR had gone overboard attempting to give too much of a literary bent to what was a very routine common place fictional attempt.

Feb 26, Silvia Tieri rated it did not like it Shelves: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Thanx for the recco yaar!

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Thumbs up for – the beautiful picture of Delhi JM has painted so much so that I cant wait to get there manner in which JM has effortlessly manipulated me to feel for Janu and read on even though every anciennt turn in the plot was very much predictable for ending the story on a positive note and offering hope Thumbs down for – anfient characterization as I thought it was a little too one-dimensional.


Not so in the case of Janu’s daughter Riya who is seen as an embarrassment to her father’s family.

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The Maraar family detests the Delhi background of Janu and encourage Suresh to be aloof or uncaring to her feelings. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Books – Category Description.

Mar 14, Anu Lal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 16, Rubeena rated it it was ok. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Ancient Promises

That is how I would love to describe Ancient Promises. It is actually a sad story but with the hard face of reality. This novel is about Janu – the central character of the novel. The thing about this book is that it’s painful for most part but with a promise that it definitely gets better in the end. Since you have recommended this book I will try to lay my hands on this asap. Thus her return to Kerala is at the risk of losing even the only other happiness of her life, that is, Arjun.

It also has a lazy ending where the above mentioned young girl, who by then has become a mother of an autistic? Ancient promises A Penguin jaishrse. Please try again later. With her lucid and playful language, Misra creates a sea of emotions and the reader can easily establish personal harmonies with her characters and events. The other one that I wanted to check out was ”Aruna’s Story”, heavily recco’d by Rekh. Janu disrupts the mould in which she has been created by the patriarchal society.


Jaishree Misra’s JM Ancient Promises is the story of an affectionate and dutiful daughter, a compassionate but guilty lover, a restless and miserable wife, a helpless and despairing mother – a woman constantly in search jzishree an identity, a woman pursuing her rightful share of happiness. Jun 30, Renunair rated it really liked it. She anncient the least expected and much loved person there, Arjun! Anyways tc and keep smiling Salma By: The Western lifestyle for freedom gets rooted in her mind during her school days.

A wonderful narration of her emotions, albeit slightly repetitive. This includes cookies from third party social media websites ancietn ad networks. Heartfelt Revv, liked the clarity of descriptions and your jaishree Arjun and Janu relive their lost loving moments in London. This is a must read for every Indian woman to enhance their spirits, but, if you”re a Malayalee, don”t ever miss this. Back in Kerala, things jaisrhee turn out in her favour, she gets the divorce, Riya is returned to her, and she is ready to start a new life with Arjun.

But the director have decided to give this serial a tragic ending. Ancient Promises – Jaishree Misra. Apr 16, Barbara rated it liked it Shelves: