A forty two year old man and four women about the same age. His name is Zacharias, he
loves women dearly and he seeks to find the one to marry. Their names are Aleka, Olga, Vivi
and Matina. Zacharias flirts with the first two, gets involved with the third and engaged three
times with the forth.
In the meantime we follow the lives of the people surrounding them: husbands, children,
Six months of the every day life of the petit bourgeois of Athens into a novel which was
described by the critics as a masterpiece of details, depth and texture of the characters.