The Trick of the Eye

by Jane Stanton Hitchcock

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Written in English
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  • Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

Edition Notes

ContributionsAnna Fields (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8106214M
ISBN 100786124679
ISBN 109780786124671
OCLC/WorldCa52881175

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trick of the eye 23rd June The trompe l’oeil genre of painting has often been regarded as the poor cousin to more grown-up relations such as figuration or abstraction, yet several contemporary painters in Northern Europe are returning to the language of illusionism as an altogether serious way of exploring more contemporary questions of. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Trick of the Eye: A Novel: : Jane Stanton Hitchcock: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals /5(7). The book with the highest number of votes wins, and the interactive Eye Benders, full of optical illusions and mind-boggling pictures that trick the brain then explains the science behind each trick of the eye, was described by chairman of the judges Professor James Hough as "an enthralling book which captivates children and adults".

A Trick of the Eye Tromp L'oeil Masterpieces (Book): Hollmann, Eckhard: From its eye-popping cover to the last page, this collection of optical illusion, hyperrealism, and visual puns is a fun and fascinating exploration of five centuries of trompe l'oeil paintings. Each of the forty paintings in this book is presented twice a first glimpse of the painting captures one reality, and then a. Get this from a library! Trick of the eye. [Jane Stanton Hitchcock] -- Faith Crowell, an artist specializing in trompe l'oeil, the art of illusion, discovers that her wealthy patron, Frances Griffin, has secret motives for commissioning her work. Kettelkamp is good at integrating the usual trick pictures with clear, basic explanations of how the eye works and, specifically, why white squares on black look bigger than the other way around, objects seem to disappear as they move toward one's blind spot, the sun and moon look larger when they are closer to the horizon, and warm-air traps on the desert create mirages. Trick of the Eye Jane Stanton Hitchcock, Author Signet Book $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book .

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'Trick of the Eye' is beautifully written in simple, clear, and evocative prose that sets mood and tone perfectly. Unlike some of the other reviewers, I think Faith is a sympathetic character. I also think that the charges of it not being realistic are specious/5(31). One of the greatest mysteries ever written, Trick of the Eye entrances the mind and roils the heart with its Trojan tracery of cues and colors that lead the reader, step by quickening step, down an aphoristic path of sumptuous literary pleasures to a rapturous ambush at the end both shocking and inevitable.

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TRICK OF THE EYE - NR Hitchcock, Jane - standalone Wealthy New York society matron and patron of the arts Frances Griffin commissions Faith Crowell, a year-old trompe l'oeil artist, to paint the interior of her ballroom, built 20 years earlier for the debutante cotillion of /5.

"The Trick of the Eye, Art and Illusion" is a fascinating and descriptive book that tells about different illusions, paintings and art. In this book, you will see many different illusions that will blow your mind.

Different varieties of paintings and pictures make the book just a touch better.5/5(9). Trick of the Eye is in all a good book, it has an interesting story but is confusing asidontknowwhat. The author had very good story idea, but he did a horrible job at explaining what was being talked about and what was happening so much that I didn't even want to read it after the first chapter/5.

"The Trick of the Eye, Art and Illusion" The Trick of the Eye book a fascinating and descriptive book that tells about different illusions, paintings and art. In this book, you will see many different illusions that will blow your mind.

Different varieties of paintings and pictures make the book just a touch better/5. "A Trick of the Eye includes examples of "trompe l'oeil from Renaissance masters such as van Eyck and Veronese to modern works by Rene Magritte and Duane Hanson, among many others.

Engaging texts describe each work, but the real magic is in the illustrations, which offer an intriguing visual (10). Dreamt up at our kitchen table, Jimmi’s Trick of the Eye Colouring Workbook offers hours of creative fun. Not just an ordinary colouring book or a gimmicky app, this workbook brings all the magic of Jimmi’s much loved 3D street art and public art pieces straight into your home.

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Another high-society thriller from New York Times bestselling author Jane Stanton Hitchcock, Trick of the Eye is a tale of art, intrigue, and murder in a world where evil tarnishes privilege and nothing is what it appears to be.4/4(10).

Trick of the Eye. Another high-society thriller from Jane Stanton Hitchcock, Trick of the Eye is a tale of art, intrigue, and murder in a world where evil tarnishes privilege and nothing is what it appears to be.

Trompe l’oeil artist Faith Cromwell is hired to paint the famed ballroom of an opulent Long Island estate, but her patron is obsessed with the long-unsolved murder of a daughter.

Faith Crowell is 39 years old, content in an artist's life that is solitary but not lonely. A specialist in trompe l'oeil - the art of painterly illusion that makes things seem to be what they are not - she is about to learn that illusion is more than a painter's trick: for some it is a way of life.

Frances Griffin is a grande dame, a reclusive widow whose fabulous fortune represents the /5(4). Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help Whole Foods Registry Sell.

Another high-society thriller from New York Times bestselling author Jane Stanton Hitchcock, Trick of the Eye is a tale of art, intrigue, and murder in a world where evil tarnishes privilege and nothing is what it appears to be.

Trompe l’oeil artist Faith Cromwell is hired to paint the famed ballroom of an opulent Long Island estate, but her patron is obsessed with the long-unsolved murder.

A trick of the eye. [Dennis Haseley] -- Upon discovering that he can enter paintings and speak with the people in them, a twelve-year-old boy sets out on a journey of discovery that ultimately leads to.

The Friday Face-Off: Trick of the Eye The Friday Face-Off was created by Books by Proxy, where each week bloggers can showcase books with covers centered around a weekly theme. You can visit Lynn’s Books for a list of upcoming themes. Join in the fun each Friday by finding a book whose cover is based on the theme.

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It kept me up until 2am on a week night (I overslept and was late for work the next day!) so I could finish it and find out what would happen to its protagonist, Faith Crowell, and what secrets she would discover about her patron Frances Holt Griffin.5/5(5). Trompe-l'œil (/ t r ɒ m p ˈ l ɔɪ / tromp LOY, French: [tʁɔ̃p lœj]; French for '"deceive the eye"') is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions.

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From its eye-popping cover to the last page, this collection of optical illusion, hyper-realism, and visual puns is a fun and fascinating exploration of five centuries of trompe l'oeil painting.

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Each of the forty paintings in this book is presented twice--a first glimpse of the painting captures one reality, and then a subsequent view reveals the visual deception within. Trick of the Eye is a suspenseful novel in which artist Faith Crowell, a painter of illusionary images, is hired by a wealthy New York society matron to repaint the ballroom of her Long Island mansion.

When Faith learns that the woman's daughter had been murdered years ago and that Faith herself strongly resembles the dead girl, she becomes obsessed with finding the truth about the past.

Editions for Trick of the Eye: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), 00 Author: Jane Stanton Hitchcock.

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TRICK OF THE EYE. by GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW Dramatist Stanton's first novel is a thoroughly satisfying thriller--simultaneously luscious and ladylike as it traces the cat-and-mouse relationship between a wealthy old New York dowager and the solitary artist she hires to help re-create Author: Jane Stanton Hitchcock.Buy Trick of the Eye by Jane Stanton Hitchcock online at Alibris.

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