by J Milligan

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EGGMAN is about Clive Milgram, bike messenger turned consultant turned bike messenger. EGGMAN is about New York City. EGGMAN is about David Bowie. EGGMAN is about honoring the Code. EGGMAN is about 2003. EGGMAN is about life falling apart. EGGMAN is about living. EGGMAN is about love. EGGMAN is about 200 pages long.

"EGGMAN vividly portrays the amazing diversity a messenger deals with daily and how the messenger can go places that no other citizen can."
—Lucas Brunelle: LINE OF SIGHT

"J Milligan sees things that other people don't. EGGMAN is a noirish whirlwind of hilarity and surprise; it's a very fun ride."
—Henry Alford: Writer for the New York Times, Vanity Fair and the New Yorker.

"Set in the bicycle delivery world of NYC post-9/11, EGGMAN is itself like a bike messenger: fleet, fierce, always racing towards a sure destination even when you can’t predict its unexpected swerves, slips or turns - a tough machine powered by flesh and blood, zooming through the wreckage of a still-tender city. In the end, J Milligan does what every good bike messenger must: he really, truly delivers."
—Ed Valentine, Writer: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

"Upon reading EGGMAN, I found myself convinced that J Milligan has earned his spot among that small pack of writers successful in their efforts to convey the twisted state of affairs that is our young century. The strangeness that Milligan lays before us is not, however, an arbitrary splattering of paint--there is a remarkable control behind this mad, pre-apocalyptic narrative and a gift for language that punches exactly when it needs to. If at times I was reminded of Sam Lipsyte's bleak but exacting humor, at others I felt the romance that gets me in Murakami's best work. But, without question, Milligan's voice is all his own . . . and it deserves the widest possible audience, among which I will sit any time."
—Dr. Warren Zanes: The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation + DEL FUEGOS

"Like The Crying of Lot 49, Eggman delves into a mysterious city beneath the city. A second, undercover reality full of secret signals and satires of pop and corporate culture. Also, milkshake erotica. That part wasn’t in Pynchon’s book, so that’s a bonus if you’re into that kind of thing.”
—Tim Schafer: DoubleFine Productions PSYCHONAUTS, BRUTAL LEGEND

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015586794
Publisher: Jason Milligan
Publication date: 10/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 570 KB

About the Author

J Milligan is the author of JACK FISH and THE WISDOM OF BIG BIRD. He rides bikes, works at Sesame Workshop and lives in Brooklyn. He was a NYC bike messenger a long time ago.

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Eggman 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
JDHackett More than 1 year ago
The Eggman is a fast-paced, inventive novel with compelling characters and a gripping plot.
Wm_Theo_deBary More than 1 year ago
-- William Theodore deBary
lorbenLB More than 1 year ago
this is great for teens.