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Publisher's Summary

Tales of adventure, misadventure, love, and loss - this collection of non-fiction short stories from the Australian rock legend turned writer is vintage Jimmy. Outrageous, witty, warm and wise, Killing Time shares more than 40 yarns reflecting an epic life - from an encounter with a soul legend in Memphis, a night in a haunted studio in upstate New York, and a doomed haircut in Thailand to a madcap misunderstanding in a Japanese ski resort, a family feud on a remote coral atoll, and an all-too-revealing appearance for a Sydney charity.

©2020 Jimmy Barnes (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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A cracking collection of stories

This book is even better than the first two. It will make you laugh, cry and think.

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Killing Time

Being a Chisel/Barnes fan I didn't know how I would go listening to Jimmy read this book to me. It worked well. I am a bit sad that I have finished.
great book, great story, bring on the next one JB.

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Sucked in

I loved listening to the stories read by Jimmy Barnes in this his third book. I was never a fan of his music but felt I got to know him and his family from the live Facebook songs he did with his wife Jane during the Covid lockdown. I have now listened to all three books and really love the humour read with his wonderful Scottish accent. He has a flair for describing any situation which takes you right into it. Highly recommended.

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Laugh and cry

Really enjoyed this book. I laughed and cried. Jane is one amazing woman. Jimmy tells a great story with so much passion.

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Really enjoyed this book!

Loved the book and enjoyed all three so far on audible. Jimmy is a very talented man!

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Awesome

Absolutely couldn't stop listening,
I Loved the stories, they just made me want more books

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not as expected

Overall it was ok, however it felt more shallow not mind blowing or deeply insiteful like his first two books which I really enjoyed.

i was expecting a few more stories from when he was on the road, encounters with other people, hard rock stories sort of thing.

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awesome book

couldn't put this one down. Always been a fan, now more than ever but of the whole family. Such an amazing talent in those blood lines.

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fantastic

loved this book and having Jimmy read it made it easy to listen two love hearing about familiee

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Well done Jimmy

Great stories and I am not a fan of short stories but I thoroughly enjoyed this book and added bonus read by Jimmy.

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  • 22-12-2020

One of the best...

Jimmy took me on a rollercoaster ride of tears, laughter and wonder. Another intriguing story of a wonderful man who faced by huge life challenges.

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  • Peter E. Mclean
  • 15-11-2020

Awesome Audio Book!!!

Awesomely narrated by Aussie music legend Jimmy Barnes!!! Laughter, tears, and joy flood through as Jimmy recounts some highlights and stories about the music industry and his family life.

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