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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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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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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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Must read.

Was never a Jimmy Barnes fan but after reading all three books I am now.

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Funny, Sad, Emotional & a beautiful love story

Jimmy can give up his singing career and now just write and enjoy life in his highlands home. I have listened to all of Jimmy’s books and never want them to end. Having the author narrate the books is a massive plus. Killing time is a roller coaster of emotions but definitely well worth the trip.

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Great Book

Another great book by Jimmy Barnes. Highly recommended especially if you've heard the first two.

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Jimmy you are a born story teller a true scot

some of the best stories I laughed and cried from you haircut story to the story of the horse to your dogs and omg Rod Stewart.... your the best ... good husband father friend cheers

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Just great

loved it. Everything is from the heart. wonderful stories. hope theres a next very soon

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Great book

Jimmy tells some great tales that give An insight into the mind of a down to earth man with humbleness a giant heart open to expressing his pitfalls and playing down his awesome talent. Thank you for sharing such an huge part of you.

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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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