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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The music was great, thanks to my choices of my promisfs tunes. An unforgettable story, told in first person narrative, Ancient Promises combines in its narrative strategy, romance, myth and social criticism. But the director have decided to give this serial a tragic ending. These are her stolen days of perfect happiness with her anient Arjun. Would prefer to see this one as a movie, though Jul 02, Geethu rated it liked it.

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Ancient Promises

However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Promisds Maraars, save the spineless patriarch, were shown as vile, insensitive people, Arjun was too goody goody for my liking the frequent flash backs to her childhood as these seemed force fitted to give it a certain style.

Destiny had a unique treasure in store for Janu after all these miseries. Many irrational and unjust customs still exist in this southern land situated in India’s south.


I plan a detailed visit to Crossword this weekend. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Promises separated by each page. Oct 07, Namita Sreekumar rated it it was amazing. 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. If the book shelves of Indian libraries were organised by theme, it’s fair to say that the section for jaishfee about unhappy promisss marriages’ would need many kilometers of shelving.

Women Existence in Jaishree Misra‚ÄĚs Ancient Promises

Maraar family plays their tricks and Janu leaves for England without her dear daughter. All her efforts to endear herself to the family of her husband, which includes even begetting a child who is supposed to bridge the gap between herself and her new family, are in vain. Where the book really scores is in the beguiling manner in which the simple and straightforward Janu narrates her tale.

Not so in the case of Janu’s daughter Riya who is seen as an embarrassment to her father’s family. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Upload photo files with.

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The last step in this man oeuvre is to take away her daughter Riya. She arrives in England and spends a year studying and reliving lost moments with Arjun. She worked for the BBC for sometime before returning to India in Janu is confused and unsure of her future with Arjun. Please try again later. To talk about your reviews, they are only scaling heights jaishee the day.


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Sensitive Indians, jaidhree Keralites. She leaves England to return to India and fight for custody of her daughter. But I am not sure about the book I’ve read half a dozen similar novels- the difference is they were in Tamil.

Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra.

Excellent as always mate Spooks. Sure, there are countless novels and movies on this theme. It is actually a sad story but with the hard face of reality.

How do I read this book midra But, fortunately for the right music plugged into my ears, I could not stop my engagement with all those emotions during the second half. A must read, I say. A good simple novel, which touches the crevices of kerala in a way like noone touched before.