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Schubert Maria

Schubert Maria

Maria Schubert was born in 1979 in Munich, the daughter of a German father and a Greek mother. She moved to Greece where she attended the German school. She wrote her first novel when she was eighteen years old which was published by Polis publishers.  She then studied theatrology and wrote theatrical plays. She now works in public relations and continues to write novels, short stories and children’s tales.

Is it possible that six old women can create a gang? For what reason could this be? Who exactly are the members of that gang?

Morfo misses her daughter who lives in Germany,  Fofo is 90 years old but she decides to learn English, Eleni wears only trousers and was never married, Panagiota is really bored with her husband, Mari lost in one night her family and her social position, Maritsa has lost not only her big love Mari but her mind as well and Tila will soon be inmate of an abominable nursing home.

This novel takes place on an island with no airport and where the boats do not travel to during the winter months due to cuts in the public expenses. Thus creating a winter bound island.  During the winter, the inhabitants have to live with what they can stock in their warehouses.