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Women Existence in Jaishree Misra‚ÄĚs Ancient Promises

And after reading this I’m going to try my damnedest for the happiness in my life. Sure, there are countless novels and movies on this theme. Reply as a Brand. The novel has not won any awards so far. 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. Good narration, and was similar to Arundhati Roy kinda writing, but less deeper. First of all, this book contains very hardcore kerala prkmises and language.

Old passions are aroused and the couple realize they still feel deeply for each other.

Ancient Promises: Misra Jaishree: : Books

Amazon Music Stream uaishree of songs. Is it worth having a heart ache with a book as a reason? Janu decides to leave her unhappy life behind and plans to take Riya along with them. That is how I would love to describe Ancient Promises. Her marriage brings her only heart-break and agony.


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

promiss There are a hundred categories to choose from when it comes to books. The rightful happiness and affection becomes a distant desire for Janu at Janu enters the typical, traditional matriarchal Maraar household.

Oct 07, Namita Sreekumar rated it it was amazing. Jaishree Misra’s debut book with a fresh narrative voice in comparison with promisse other novelists of her time.

jaisbree Janu’s relationship with her daughter was the key difference for me between this and the multitudinous ‘books about unhappy arranged marriages’. But Janu is unable to come to grips with the absence of Riya in her life. Deciding to take matters into her hands, she applies to study abroad so that she can take Riya there and treat her. Books – Category Description. Feb 21, Jagan George rated it did not like it. Can forced marriage get you a complete life?

In the afterword to Ancient Promises, Jaishree Misra says that the novel is partly autobiographical. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I have read 2 other books of hers before and this definitely is my favourite.


Apr 16, Barbara rated it liked it Shelves: They whisk her away to native Kerala and arrange for her to marry a groom ”handpicked by missra from the socially respected Maraar family. Cheers to you on that jaishree too.

A must read, I say. Janu could not hold the glory of the Maraar household because during one of her visits to Delhi, the city in jaishref she grew up, although her parents were from Kerala, she meets her old love, Arjun. That sounds like a good book. A promisss review though the book looks too predictable for my liking The wings of her carefree life gets cripples as she agrees to marry according to her parents’ wishes.

No thanks, I’m better off solving my lifestyle issues myself.

Anyways tc and keep smiling Salma By: This book depicts the mjsra and attitude of Indian society towards a women. Aug 16, Shefali rated it it was amazing.