Ancient Promises

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Penguin Books India, Jan 1, 2000 - East Indians - 309 pages
11 Reviews
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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User 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

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User Review  - Naina - Goodreads

wow it was a really great book!! had me weeping...how much pain can one endure...its a must read book about the life of janu Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
6
Section 3
18
Section 4
53
Section 5
69
Section 6
75
Section 7
109
Section 8
125
Section 11
222
Section 12
258
Section 13
264
Section 14
267
Section 15
282
Section 16
283
Section 17
297
Section 18
307

Section 9
158
Section 10
207
Section 19
309
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