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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I liked it in the beginningbut later I got bored. No trivia or quizzes yet. I was reading it even while working, that’s how enthralling it was! The setting seems scarily familiar. And after reading this I’m going to try my damnedest for the happine Promise 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.

Their friendship slowly blooms into romance and eventually take a nasty turn when Janu”s parents get wind of her romantic escapades. Is destiny a thing?

Loved your style of writing. Is happiness contented with materialistic appeasing of a third person? This paper analyses how Janaki, a woman molded according to the jaisheee of Manusmrithi emerges as a new empowered woman who controls her destiny. Get to Know Us.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thus her return to Kerala is at the risk of losing even the only other happiness promisrs her life, that is, Arjun. N stop ribbing Davie – he was just bneing nice to me! Comment on this review. Jaishree Misra’s debut book with a fresh narrative voice in comparison with the other novelists of her time. Dunno abt ‘God of small things’ haven’t read it but have heard mixed reviews abt it.


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See 2 questions about Ancient Promises…. A few years roll by and the family is still indifferent to Janu who now feels unaccepted and miserable. That sounds like a good book. Ancient promises A Penguin book. Straight from the heart!!. Notify me when there is a new review. This novel voices everyday life in parts jaizhree asia where forced marriages are the norm.

Women Existence In Jaishree Misra”s Ancient Promises

She then added a few more diplomas in Special Needs caring for the Mentally challenged and Broadcast Journalism. I especially loved those anecdotes on I picked this book up solely because it had been lying in my shelf for about 8 years and I needed to take a break from the usual genre I read which is Mythology. In this case, you have given away the climax as well. Does true love exist? I dont think it is useful since ,the concept is not true in now a promiises and do not add any value.

Women Existence in Jaishree Misra”s Ancient Promises

Anfient Submit to Film Festivals. These are her stolen days of perfect happiness with her lover Arjun. Janu enters the typical, traditional matriarchal Maraar household where everyone is fighting for affections and acceptance. Talk to your friends about it, definitely not for the light hearted ones.


Ancient Promises: Review

I feel this review is: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Arjun was my favorite character along with Janu’s Ammuma, “She said ‘pha’ which was only reserved for stray dogs”: That’s what kept me going, to see how she gets her happy ending. But she must return to Kerala to get her Riya back, because she believes that a life of happiness built on the pain and sufferings of other people cannot last.

Nevertheless, its very well written and full marks for that. Keep writin’ –HaRiNi By: Years roll by and Janu expects that a birth of the child, will bring a change in everyone’s life. I begin to dread this author, like Khaled Hosseini. I’m not going to describe the storybut it was a great experience to read this story of Janaki. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Arjun and Janu relive their lost loving moments in London. Ancient Promises Jaishree Misra Limited preview – Sep 17, Veena rated it liked it. Promisss check out this book sumtime. Janu is forced to leave for England without her daughter.

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