The Ethical Assassin

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The Ethical Assassin
Author David Liss
Published 2006 (Ballantine Books)

A 2006 novel written by David Liss[1][2] that revolves around Lemuel (Lem) Atlick, a door to door encyclopedia salesman who is caught in the middle of an assassination and becomes a sole witness. The novel is a major departure from the series of economic history adventures Liss had previously written and a venture into black humor and modern satire.


  1. ^ "'The Ethical Assassin' is a killer rant". USA Today. 22 March 2006. Retrieved 22 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sales Can Be Murder". The Washington Post. 5 March 2006. Retrieved 22 October 2010.