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Promises r meant 2 be broken
Jan 22, 2007 03:20 PMRead
I think there's nothing new in this story. but it's quite interesting to read........it does successfully holds the attention of the reader.but I founf this story a bit incomplete coz arjun was missing for over eight years n then he suddendly comes in the picture...........n janu makes a decisio...Read More

Enthralling narrative
Jan 11, 2013 08:59 PMRead
The story of an ordinary woman trying to find happiness in a failed marriage. The story which starts off quite ordinarily becomes extraordinary with each page. The whole book is flavored by an old world charm.Unexpected twists and turns, well etched characters and a happy ending makes it eve...Read More

~~~Ancient Promises and Future obligations~~~
Jul 23, 2009 07:19 PMRead
Ancient Promises – by Jaishree Mishra is a heart touching page turner.  The novel, its characters and situations will linger our thoughts even after we finish reading it for the walk we took together, for the prayers we rendered and for the extra brilliant observations about life.Read any st...Read More

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Crossing the Border in Ancient Promises
Sep 10, 2007 10:03 PMRead
Jaishree Misra’s Ancient Promises,a sensitive account of a girl’s efforts to find her destination in life, isfull of keen psychological observations, and culminates in a sane and balancedview of life. Transplanted from her home and the familiar world of Delhi at theage of eightee...Read More

Straight from the heart !!
Nov 20, 2003 07:59 PMRead
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.Its...Read More

Very good book
Jul 29, 2003 05:49 PMRead
Its a good book, a good piece of work.Any woman who reads this book can understand the emotions that the author conveys in this book. when you read the book, you become the character or you jus go with her through out the book.After completing the book, when I read the author's note at the e...Read More

Good book
Dec 09, 2002 07:09 AMRead
This was a very good book and written in a very descriptive method. This book made me laugh and cry with the main character. You can completely relate to what she is feelin and going through. Yet I think the one thing about it I didn't enjoy was that it was somewhat of an autobiography. I loved ...Read More

Of promises and traditions...
Dec 20, 2001 09:54 AMRead
Jaishree Misra makes her literary debut with '' Ancient Promises '', a book that is largely autobiographical. A penguin publication, it is a story of of one woman's struggle in a society and in a time that frowns upon anyone who is ''different''.Janaki or Janu, is a seventeen yr old living i...Read More

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