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The Ethical Assassin

A Novel

by David Liss

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychological,
  • Marketing,
  • American Mystery & Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Psychological Suspense,
  • Suspense,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Sales personnel,
  • Fiction / Suspense,
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries,
  • Assassination

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8363783M
    ISBN 10140006421X
    ISBN 109781400064212

    The ethical assassin could be a charming sociopath, eco-activist, or vigilante for social justice. To unravel the mystery and save himself, Lem must descend deep into a bizarre world he never knew existed, where a group of desperate–and genuinely deranged–schemers have hatched a plan that will very likely keep Lem from leaving town alive. In The Ethical Assassin, he has again written a historical mystery, but the time in question is much more recent: the s. He has also departed Europe for rural Florida. This book proves an essential point: regardless of time or setting, Liss is a great writer/5(36).

    The Ethical Assassin - The Ethical Assassin audiobook, by David Liss No one is more surprised than Lem Altick when it turns out he&#;s actually good at peddling encyclopedias door to door. He hates the predatory world of sales, but he needs the money to pay for college. Then things go horribly wrong. In a sweltering trailer in rural Florida, a couple Lem has.   The ethical assassin could be a charming sociopath, eco-activist, or vigilante for social justice. To unravel the mystery and save himself, Lem must descend deep into a bizarre world he never knew existed, where a group of desperate–and genuinely deranged–schemers have hatched a plan that will very likely keep Lem from leaving town alive.

    If these books really explored the moral gray areas and themes of redemption and ends justifying means and all those interesting topics, I wouldn't be so disturbed. I suppose my view has been colored by one particular assassin book I just read where the heroine has no remorse, no guilt, no self-doubt about the ethics of her career, no trauma. Get this from a library! The ethical assassin: a novel. [David Liss] -- No one is more surprised than Lem Altick when it turns out he's actually good at peddling encyclopedias door to door. He hates the predatory world of sales, but he needs the money to pay for college.


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–Joseph Finder, author of Company Man “Hilarious, poignant, and laced with paranoia, The Ethical Assassin reads like a Hardy Boys mystery on acid. David Liss pulls out all the stops in this Homeric coming-of-age tale. A vibrant and sweaty page-turner, this book explodes with fresh, memorable characters and a soundtrack I’d like to own.”4/5(86).

The Ethical Assassin. Edgar award-winning author of the popular historical novels A Conspiracy of Paper and A Spectacle of Corruption, David Liss showcases his amazing versatility with this brilliant new tale of contemporary suspense: a literary thriller set in Florida, where killing is a matter of conscience/5.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Ethical Assassin: A Novel.4/5(86). The ethical assassin could be a charming sociopath, eco-activist, or vigilante for social justice. To unravel the mystery and save himself, Lem must descend deep into a bizarre world he never knew existed, where a group of desperate–and genuinely deranged–schemers have hatched a plan that will very likely keep Lem from leaving town : Random House Publishing Group.

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THE ETHICAL ASSASSIN, perhaps more than anything else, is a dark coming-of-age novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE for the post-Vietnam generation. Lem Altick is a recent high school graduate somewhere between a nebbish and a class president. The Ethical Assassin is David Liss' first non-historical novel, which may surprise many of his fans.

Though the setting is a departure for him, the story is still full of the intelligence, humor, intrigue and suspense that marked his earlier works, which include The Coffee Trader () and the Edgar Award-winning A Conspiracy of Paper ().

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The ethical assassin could be a charming sociopath, eco-activist, or vigilante for social justice. Lem isn't sure what is motivating Melford, but Lem realizes that to save himself, he must unravel the mystery of why the assassinations have occurred.

As a devotee of the Ben Weaver novels, I had high expectations for ETHICAL ASSASSIN, and it delivers, sort of. Lem Altick is trying to sell encyclopedias in rural North Florida in an attempt to raise enough money to attend Columbia University.

A double murder complicates his plans/5. The Ethical Assassin () About book: Billed as a thriller, dark comedy, perhaps even horror novel, The Ethical Assassin might more accurately be dubbed a philosophical puzzler.

Imagine the strange amalgam of these traits: reasonable, compassionate, socialist, feminist, and vegan; now place these within an assassin and terrorist. As a devotee of the Ben Weaver novels, I had high expectations for ETHICAL ASSASSIN, and it delivers, sort of.

Lem Altick is trying to sell encyclopedias in rural North Florida in an attempt to raise enough money to attend Columbia University. A double murder complicates his plans.4/5. The Ethical Assassin is a brilliant, darkly comic novel that will leave readers in suspense until the very last page.

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