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"Peter and Death" (the FINAL, 12th novelette from novel-cycle “The Songs of Peter Sliadek”)
Historical adventure and poetic fantasy; Medieval Europe
10010 words


The lutenist Peter Sliadek meets Death (or the Player in Gray). Death offers Peter a new lute and new life. In exchange, the lutenist has to forget his current lute and himself. What is the end of this lethal game?

PETER AND DEATH is the last, 12th 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: Hannah Bender (USA), Ekaterina Kimaeva (Canada)
Cover painting: Vladimir Bondar (Ukraine)
Cover design: Bronya Gromova (Ukraine)
Book trailer: Bronya Gromova (Ukraine)