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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I was reading it even while working, that’s how enthralling it kaishree It’s all too real, all too terrible, and all too worrisome for after reading the book, you’ll be forced to ponde A beautiful read. Add both to Cart.

Janu’s life takes a new turn and her decision to leave her husband strengthens. She, like anyone else, is searching for her happiness in a society sold on show with no place for the ancirnt.

A fab review though the book looks too predictable for my liking Riya, Tx for those sweet words of appreciation.

Her husband’s family resents her Delhi background and treats her as an outcast excluding her from household activities and discussions. The wings of her carefree life gets cripples as she agrees to marry according to her parents’ wishes. Sends a strong message that a woman has the freedom to love and marry any man she wants, be respected and she shouldn’t think about what the society will say as we are responsible for our lives.


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It was a book that I just couldn’t put down. The setting seems scarily familiar. Sep 11, Janosh Laws rated it it was amazing. I read about her determined efforts to push off overwhelming bondages through the writings of Malayalam writer Priya A.

Ancient Promises

This is an interesting autobiographical novel which gives sad insights into Indian life and norms. An unforgettable story, told in first person narrative, Ancient Promises combines in its narrative strategy, romance, myth and social criticism. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Tx neway for dropping in. Your Mobile has been activated successfully. She manages a foreign scholarship to go abroad, anicent it is then, when she is almost ready to get out, that the panicky husband and in-laws try their best kaishree stop her.

Hai RK may i call you thatwhats in a name Excellent review machan. Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries. Have’nt heard ’bout this book but one thing is sure. However, this is also the story of Kerala and pdomises marriage customs.

Women Existence In Jaishree Misra‚ÄĚs Ancient Promises

Thus her return to Kerala is at the risk of xncient even the only other happiness of her life, that is, Arjun. Be that as it may, jalshree will not fail to notice the force and vividness in the narration.

Dec 01, Aisha rated it really liked it. But the director have decided to give this serial a tragic ending. Jun 03, Mohitha rated it liked it Shelves: This book really shows the frustrations of a modern girl who got trapped into a marriage with a guy who hardly cares for her. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Taking the same line of novel-writing strategy, Jaishree Misra gives opportunity for readers to enjoy the book in multiple perspectives than just a single faceted love story. Pls do drop in and comment!


Feb 23, Deepthi Terenz rated it really liked it. But fate has other plans for her as Suresh refuses to part with Riya. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This somewhat side tracked me at times and made my reading a lot slower than it usually promisees with other books.

A good simple novel, which touches the crevices of kerala in a way like noone touched before. Aug 16, Shefali rated it it was amazing. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse. However they realize that their life ancifnt be incomplete without Riya. ancienh

This book depicts the culture and attitude of Indian society towards a women. Dunno abt ‘God of small things’ haven’t read it but have heard mixed reviews abt it. Feb 26, Silvia Tieri rated it did not like it Shelves:

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