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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Thanx for the recco yaar! The story is too real to our life and Janu is human, approachable and her problems are real and vivid that is so hard to solve. Books – Category Description. This somewhat side tracked me at times and anciwnt my reading a lot slower than it usually is with other books. Please try again later.

That is how I would love to describe Ancient Promises. She meets the least expected and much loved person there, Arjun! Good narration, and was similar to Arundhati Roy kinda jaisjree, but less deeper. Penguin BooksJan 1, – Fiction – pages.

Primises to take matters into her hands, she applies to study abroad leaves for Delhi to give a scholarship interview. Promises separated by each page. The rightful happiness and affection becomes a distant desire for Janu at Janu enters the typical, traditional matriarchal Maraar household.


These are her stolen days of perfect happiness with her lover Arjun. Cheers to you on that count too. Primises thanks, I’m better off solving my lifestyle issues myself. Her marriage brings her only heart-break and agony. Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. 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.

She leaves England to return to India and fight for custody of her daughter. Sure, there are countless novels and movies on this theme. It’s all too real, all too terrible, and all too worrisome for after reading the book, you’ll be forced to ponder upon how society hasn’t changed in all these centuries of advancement and how women are still subjugated by promses patriarchal norms of society.

Men women struggle existence and love life. She then added a few more diplomas in Special Needs caring for the Mentally challenged and Broadcast Journalism.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It is the seemingly small but huge detailed domestic scenes that are viewed through the eyes of an 18 y The book has a lukewarm opening about a young girl in love being forced to marry against her wishes.


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Kid, moves to London and divorces her husband.

Women Existence in Jaishree Misra‚ÄĚs Ancient Promises

I plan a detailed visit to Crossword this weekend. Jaishree Misra’s debut book with a fresh narrative voice in comparison with the other novelists jaisyree her time.

Ancient Promises Jaishree Misra Limited preview – An OTP has been sent to your email address. I liked it in the beginningbut later I got bored. Tx for the compliment!

A fab review though the book looks too predictable for my liking Janu is confused and unsure of her future with Arjun. Situated in Kerala, a beautiful part of the sub-continent. But your writing was greater. There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun.