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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Dude, you sure look like a sensitive writer too. As the cover says,the story is about iaishree young girl’s painful journey to self discovery and freedom. A book for the lion-hearted. Situated in Kerala, a beautiful part of the sub-continent. Upload photo files with. Thanx for the recco yaar!

Preview — Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra. Many European cultures have established trade relations with Kerala, even before the time of the British.

Read the book and fill the rest of the part of the review. This novel voices everyday life in parts of asia where forced marriages are the norm. Get to Know Us. She’s totally at home in these ”alien” surroundings but constantly reminded of her roots and values. A teenage romance, a loveless marriage, and a fortuitous reunion with the anciet love.

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Common terms and phrases Achen afternoon Alleppey Amma Amma’s Ammumma Appuppa Arjun arms arrived asked auto rickshaw baby better boys chechi child Cochin Connaught Place course cricket crowded iaishree daughter Delhi divorce door dosas England everything eyes face father feel felt friends Gauri girl going goodbye Guruvayur hands happy head hear holiday hope India Janu jewellery Kadalamma Kerala knew later laughed leave Leena lived looked Ma’s Malayalam Jaishrew Maraars marriage married Milton Keynes moley months morning mother needed never night nimbu pani parents poori pulled Raghu Uncle Ramama remember Riya’s sari Sathi seemed Shobha Aunty silent sleep smile someone promiss suddenly suitcase sure Suresh take Riya talk tears tell temple things Thoduporam thought tiny told took trying turned Valapadu verandah Vijimami voice waiting watched wedding whispered wondered words worry.


Years roll by and Janu expects that a birth of the child, will bring a change in everyone’s misrw. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse. Janu’s recounting of her arrival at her marital home on the day of her marriage, on her 18th birthday, is brilliant.

Ancient Promises by Jaishree Misra

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Well, a not too unfamiliar theme. Feb 23, Deepthi Terenz rated it really liked it. The Western lifestyle for freedom gets rooted in her mind during her school days.

Her sole hope for happiness gets punched when, she delivers a mentally challenged baby girl, Riya. Their friendship slowly blooms into romance and eventually take a nasty turn when Janu”s parents get wind of her romantic escapades.

Talk to your friends about it, definitely not for the light hearted ones. I couldn’t read jaisyree other book, it was like my dead soul was panning over this again and again.


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Ur revu is surely going to make me read: Thumbs up for – the beautiful picture of Delhi JM has painted so much so that I cant wait to anckent there manner in which JM has effortlessly manipulated me to feel for Janu and read on even though every single turn in the plot was very much predictable for ending the story on a positive note and offering hope Thumbs down for – the characterization as I thought it was a little too one-dimensional.

Nevertheless, its very well written and full marks aancient that.

The blurb on the book says “A heartrending story of love and family loyalty”. Sounded like Pinjar initially but only got better and better as I went along The rightful happiness and affection becomes a distant desire for Janu at Janu enters the typical, traditional matriarchal Maraar household. 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.

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