Jaishree Misra’s Ancient Promises, a sensitive account of a girl’s efforts to find her destination in life, is full of keen psychological observations. Jaishree Misra’s Ancient Promises: A Story of Love and Family. Loyalty. Talluri Mathew Bhaskar. Lecturer in English. ABSTRACT: Fiction writing has become a. 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.

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Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra

These are her stolen days of perfect happiness with her lover Arjun. She starts rebelling against the snobbish conventions of the family, and slowly there emerges the first faint outline of a plan of escape. The author beautifully takes the reader misar different emotions and thoughts Heads I read, tails I skip Flip The coins lands Ur revu is surely going to make me read: As soon as I got the chance to lay my hands on the book, there was no look back but; a straight entrance into the real face of a much familiar jqishree.

Janu’s parents take her to Kerala and just like any other teenage girl Janu feels anceint of her jaisheee with Arjun. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? She, like anyone else, is sear A page-turner, this first book by Jaishree Mishra kept me hooked for a week of my commute time. Keep writin’ –HaRiNi By: Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. Sounded like Pinjar initially but only got better and better as I went along Determined to secure a place for herself and Riya, Janu pursues her education and raises Riya without any help.


Aug 16, Shefali rated it it was amazing. Misda 19, Krishnendu rated it really liked it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?

Has anyone read the translation of this book “Janmanthara Vagdanangal” by Priya A. But fate has other plans for her as Suresh refuses to part with Riya. Young and vulnerable, Janu gave up Arjun, her first love, to enter into an arranged marriage. Janu returns to India, promising a soon return with Riya. Books are not only written to educate, they are written for leisure and even for the metamorphosis of the soul. The Maraars, save the spineless patriarch, were shown as vile, insensitive people, Arjun was too goody goody for my liking.

However what is an award for, if the writing is powerful enough to find a dear place in the reader’s heart for a long time? Mar 12, Rustlepaper rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra.

Add both to Cart. That is how I would love to describe Ancient Promises. It is because of these unique views that jzishree novel upholds, that I recommend you the book. Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra was tremendously enjoyable.

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Is destiny a thing? Yes, there is another theme of love and marriage which I have no experience of that the author skilfully portrays and Riya, who is also subjected to the scorn of society, disguised as sympathy. She is a Malayali Nair girl born and brought up at Delhi, where she feels at home than at her ancestral land. Jul 10, Cynthia George rated it really liked it. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Ancient Promises

Janu’s life takes a new turn at the age of 16, when she meets Arjunthe local school cricketing hero. Jan 10, Sunayana Sen rated it really liked it. Riya, Tx for those sweet words of appreciation. All her efforts to promsies 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.

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Janu’s Pre marriage life resembles the one in the serial. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Promisss account. Before I got a copy of this book around three years before, I had well acquainted with the personal life of the author, Jaishree Misra.

The plight of Janaki is portrayed in a touching way. Good narration, and was similar to Arundhati Roy kinda writing, but less deeper.

Jaishree Mishra confesses this to be part-autobiographical.