Young And Vulnerable, Janu Gave Up Arjun, Her First Love, To Enter Into An Arranged Marriage. Years Later, She Is Miserable, Having Been Gradually Shut Out By The Coldness Of Her Husband S Family And His Indifference To Her And Her Daughter S Needs.
Finally She Flees To England To Escape The Loveless Union-But At What Price To Herself And Those She Loves? The Moving Story Of One Woman S Painful Journey Of Self-Discovery, Ancient Promises Is About A Marriage, A Divorce, And Motherhood. It Is About Why We Love And Lose, Sometimes Seeming To Have Little Control Over Our Destinies.
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Review: Ancient promisesUser Review - Big Glasses - Goodreads
A pretty good book of a contemporary Indian writer. Read it for its simplicity and simplicity! Jaishree Mishra confesses this to be part-autobiographical. The setting seems scarily familiar. Read the book and fill the rest of the part of the review. Read full review
Review: Ancient promisesUser Review - Srinath - Goodreads
A page-turner, this first book by Jaishree Mishra kept me hooked for a week of my commute time. The blurb on the book says "A heartrending story of love and family loyalty". Well, a not too unfamiliar ... Read full review