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Bridge Burning and Other Hobbies

Narrated by: Kitty Flanagan
Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (311 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

One of Australia’s favourite and most multitalented entertainers provides hilarious and honest life advice in this candid collection of cautionary tales. 

Kitty Flanagan has been locked in an industrial freezer in Western Australia and insulted about the size of her lady parts in Singapore and borne witness to the world’s most successful wife swap in suburban Sydney. It’s these valuable lessons from The University of Life that have taught her so many things, including the fact that cliches like ‘The University of Life’ are reeeally annoying. 

In these funny, true stories, Kitty provides advice you didn’t even know you needed. Useful tips on how not to get murdered while hitchhiking, how to break up with someone the wrong way and the right way, why it’s important to keep your top on while waitressing and why women between the ages of 37 and 42 should be banned from Internet dating. 

Bridge Burning and Other Hobbies is a collection of laugh-out-loud, cautionary tales from one of Australia’s favourite comedians.

©2018 Kitty Flanagan (P)2018 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Kitty, You Are A Hoot

Binge listened this audiobook as I just couldn’t stop laughing. Highly recommend this fantastic memoir.

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  • Dee
  • 17-08-2018

Funny AF!😂

Laughed almost the entire way through, had to skip back so many times as I was missing parts from laughing to hard. Fantastic read!

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Hilarious and highly recommended.

Loved this. So funny with Kitty Flanagan herself reading. Listened to it while doing my excruciatingly dull physio stretches and made them much easier to do.

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Terrible Audio

I was very keen to listen to this, but the audio quality is so bad i could get through the first chapter. The content seems good though, just a shame that it isnt supported by a proper recording.

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Fabulous Comedy genius from Kitty

This is one of my go to listens in the last 6 months when I am having a hard day because within 10 minutes I am laughing and feeling better about the world. Kitty is an Australian legend of comedy and this novel is friggin hilarious. My friend and I at work continually quote bits of the narrative to each other much to our colleagues annoyance and we couldn’t give a hoot. Enjoy - it’s bloody brilliance.

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I just love Kitty.

Such a great giggle of a book. Can relate to it for so many reasons and she reminds me of myself, except I'm nowhere near as funny or insightful. My favourite story is her car park incident....enjoy!

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I loved every minute.

Well done Kitty, yet again you've managed to make me cack myself. Often in the car, often at traffic lights and even more often, in front of random people. Thank you. I can't wait for the next one.

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Brilliant! So funny

A total joy from start to finish. Disappointed it ended. Hope there is a part 2

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Funny

I not only enjoy the stories that Kitty tells, but her delivery is entertaining in its own right.
5 hours of giggles.

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Kitty Flanagan!!!

Absolutely fabulous!!! Funny, entertaining and interesting.
It’s just like having a life discussion with great friends over a few bottles of wine and many laughs.
Thank you Kitty!!!!

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  • Sharon Joyner
  • 12-02-2019

I looked a little strange!

I loved listening to this book. It was very funny & I could relate to a lot of it. I’m wondering what the people I passed in the street thought as I was laughing, out loud, as I went on my morning walk. Thanks Kitty for starting my day with a smile.