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"The Price of Money" (the 5th novelette from novel-cycle “The Songs of Peter Sliadek”)
Historic adventure poetic fantasy; Medieval Europe
19340 words


One winter night, Oswald van der Groot got lost in the forest and came to an unknown city. Local residents were hospitable and generous; they never required a coin for food, services, or dwelling. Later, Oswald found out what price he paid. The citizens of the town knew the real price of money.

"The Price of Money" is the 5th novelette from the book “The Songs of Peter Sliadek” by Henry Lion Oldie. The entire novel consists of 12 novelettes. The book received the "Sigma-F" Grand Prize at "Sigma-F Conference" in Moscow, Russia, in 2005. 8 hard cover editions are in Russian! Now for the first time in English!

Translators: Irena Pevzner, Michael Pevzner (Israel)
Editor: Melissa Bikichky (USA)
Proofreaders: Kevin Sterne (USA), Ekaterina Kimaeva (Canada)
Cover painting: Vladimir Bondar (Ukraine)
Cover design: Bronya Gromova (Ukraine)
Book trailer: Bronya Gromova (Ukraine)