cover image Trick of the Eye

Trick of the Eye

Jane Stanton Hitchcock. Signet Book, $5.5 (368pp) ISBN 978-0-451-17673-8

A tautly controlled narrative voice and a prose style that transcends genre key the action in this gothic thriller about a successful trompe l'oeil artist commissioned to work at a grand old estate on the North Shore of Long Island. (Aug.)