Books: Sweet Corn

HARVEST HOME by THOMAS TRYON 401 pages. Knopf. $7.95.

Tom Tryon is the movie actor (The Cardinal) who wrote The Other, a best-selling ghost story of a couple of years ago. His new chiller has nothing to do with ghosts. It is about the hideous trouble city folks can get into when they go hunting for a quaint and peaceful house in the country.

The innocents are Ned and Beth Constantine and their twelve-year-old daughter. They are nice, safe people who come into a nice, safe inheritance, which allows Ned to abandon—pfaugh!

—the Manhattan advertising...

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