Ancient Promises is Jaishree Misra's debut novel.It tells the story of Janaki and her childhood friend Arjun and the trials and tribulations that they go through in life.Misra is in the news lately for her book on historical fiction which is titled Rani and is loosely based on the life of Rani Laxmibai,the queen of Jhansi.
"Ancient Promises"is a kaleidoscope of emotions-real and imagined and flits between real cities and completely made-up ones.Misra's candour and heartfelt emotions comes through in her narrative and her language,although stylistic,is simple and straightforward.
Manohar Publishers & Distributors Rs. 248/-
Cygnet Corporation Rs. 250/-
Landmark Ltd. Rs. 295/-