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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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The narrative is so powerful, we can actually visualise the scenes. 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. Apr 16, Barbara rated it liked it Shelves: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It also has a lazy ending where the above mentioned young girl, who by then has become a mother of an autistic?

Straight from the heart !! – ANCIENT PROMISES – JAISHREE MISRA Consumer Review –

It is about why we love and lose, sometimes seeming to have little control over our destinies. She worked for the BBC for sometime before returning to India in Such third party cookies may track your use pormises Boldsky sites for better rendering. 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. Destiny had a unique treasure in store for Janu after all these miseries.

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I have read 2 other books of hers before and this definitely is my favourite. If yes, go for this one.

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Janu could not hold the glory of the Maraar household because during one of her visits to Delhi, the city in which she grew up, although her parents were from Kerala, she meets her old love, Arjun. Straight from the heart!!.


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

Sep 11, Janosh Laws rated it it was amazing.

Click here to know more. Her in-laws and husband, who her parents have selected for her, “carefully”, ignores her very being and forces her to the background of the dignified Maraar family. Destiny brought them closer, traditions let them down – but ancient promises were kept as courage found its home.

However what is an award for, if promisses writing is powerful enough to find a dear place in the reader’s heart for a long time? Thank you for rating this Product. This paper analyses how Xncient, a woman molded according to the dictates of Manusmrithi emerges as a new empowered woman who controls her destiny. Maraar family plays their tricks jaishref Janu leaves for England without her dear daughter. The Maraars, save the spineless patriarch, were shown as vile, insensitive people, Arjun was too goody goody for my liking.

There is nothing wrong, if the book makes you completely insane and keep you prayer bound chanting ‘save the souls’. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.

She, like anyone else, is searching for her happiness in a society sold on show with no place jxishree the soul. Its the fascinating story of the protagonist Janaki’s long journey traced through a happy childhood, an unexpected arranged match, a traumatic marriage ending in strife finally culminating with the finding misrra everlasting love in true fairytale fashion.

This somewhat side tracked ,isra at times and made my reading a lot slower than it usually is with other books. 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 of an identity, a woman pursuing her rightful share of happiness. Her husband’s family resents her Delhi background and treats her as an outcast excluding her from household activities and discussions.


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A one time read. Upload Photos Upload photo files with. Jaishree Mishra confesses this to be part-autobiographical. Do I have to purchase it? We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. I liked it in the beginningbut later I got bored.

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But, fortunately for the right music plugged into my ears, I could not stop my engagement with all those emotions during the second half. Nisra Promises is a journey into the mind of Janu through her teenage and years after an arranged marriage that goes terribly wrong. See all 14 reviews. Can forced marriage get you a complete life?

Old passions are aroused and the couple realize they still feel deeply for each other. You have musra loggedin via facebook.

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. Refresh and try again. English Literary Criticism and Theory. She then added a few more diplomas in Special Needs caring for the Mentally challenged and Broadcast Journalism.

That sounds like a good book. A must read, I say. Feb 23, Deepthi Terenz rated it really liked it. Feb 21, Jagan George rated it did not like it. Janu promises to file for divorce to end the miserable marriage, prmises with Riya to England and restart a new life with Arjun.