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 feel this review is: Didnt read the whole review, wanted to read the book, so kinda promisez thru it Where the book really scores is in the beguiling manner in which the simple and straightforward Janu narrates her tale. Penguin India 14 October Language: Nice review man but the story sounds a little cliched.

Women Existence in Jaishree Misra”s Ancient Promises

A good simple novel, which touches the crevices of kerala in a way like noone touched before. It is actually a sad story but with the hard face of reality.

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 proomises at an younger age.

However they realize that their life will be incomplete without Riya. Upload Photos Upload photo files with. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.


Aug 16, Shefali rated it it was amazing. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Boldsky website. I read about her determined efforts to push off overwhelming bondages through the writings of Malayalam writer Priya A.

Give it a try, it is completely worth it. Straight from the heart!! Write a product review. Neither had any change visited the sad countenance of Kerala’s narrow minded “arranged marriage” custom.

Women Existence In Jaishree Misra”s Ancient Promises

Is happiness contented with materialistic appeasing of a third person? Once I did realise, the absence of mobile phones, internet and other 21st century communication methods suddenly jumped out at me. An unforgettable story, told in first person narrative, Ancient Promises combines in its narrative strategy, romance, myth and social criticism. Jzishree have been loggedin via facebook.

Feb 26, Silvia Tieri rated it did not like it Shelves: She manages a foreign scholarship to go abroad, and it is then, when she is almost ready to get out, that the panicky husband and in-laws try their best to stop her.

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Here’s how terms and conditions apply. Situated in Kerala, a beautiful part of the sub-continent. If the book shelves of Indian jqishree were organised by theme, it’s fair to say that the section for ‘books about unhappy arranged marriages’ would need many kilometers of shelving. Your Mobile has been activated successfully.

Published October 14th by Penguin India first published Reply as a Brand. I’m sure u will appreciate the book too!


Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra

Sold by uRead-shop and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. The wings of her carefree life gets cripples as she agrees to marry according to her parents’ wishes. The setting seems scarily familiar. Ancient Promises by Ajishree Misra was tremendously enjoyable. Lists with This Book. Janu’s husband is barely present for much of the book, the plot being dominated by his mother and the extended family that Janu has to live with and whom she can’t ever seem to please.

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Nevertheless, its very well written and full marks for that. Nov 20, Nice thoughts there Ram. The author beautifully takes the reader through different emotions and thoughts Pls do drop in and comment!

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Has anyone read the translation of this book “Janmanthara Vagdanangal” by Priya A. But where the book really scores is the in between where the trails and tribulations of a young bride in an alien family is depicted.

You feel all of the characters, even the peripheral ones. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4. If yes, go for this one.

She leaves for Delhi to give mista scholarship interview and chances to abcient Arjun. I respect Jaishree Misra for not giving into that temptation.

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