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Lilian Nattel on The Knife Sharpener’s Bell

The Knife Sharpener’s Bell 18 Jan 2011 5 Comments by Lilian Nattel in Literary Tags: Rhea Tregebov, The Knife Sharpener’s Bell The Knife Sharpener’s Bell is a novel about a Canadian family, originally from Russia, which returns to the Soviet Union – yes returns. This happened more times than people realize, when the depression was hitting

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The Knife Sharpener’s Bell Globe & Mail Top 100 book for 2010

Globe Books Special Jim Bartley’s top 5 THE KNIFE SHARPENER’S BELL By Rhea Tregebov (Coteau) The imminence of disaster – sensing it will come, not knowing how – infuses this tale of a Winnipeg family resettling in ancestral Ukraine. From callow childhood to belated understanding, snapshot scenes slowly coalesce into the arc of decades. Tregebov’s

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