- Narrated by: Justin Lee Collins
- Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
- Abridged Audiobook
- Release date: 09-17-09
- Language: English
- Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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But mere retail couldn't keep him down! This hilarious coming-of-age story follows his journey from collecting Star Wars toys as a small boy to schmoozing Carrie Fisher in her Hollywood home, and becoming one of the most loved and instantly recognised faces on British TV.
For each new twist his life has taken, he hasn't changed a bit. He's as bouncy, funny, shambolic, huggable, and of course, Bristolian, as he's ever been. This is the story of how it all happened - by accident.
But this is not just a routine celebrity autobiography/memoir - that would be boring. Especially for Justin himself, whose attention span is that of a small child at the best of times. Instead, this is JLC utilising his remarkable photographic memory to ponder the unfeasibly peculiar and funny moments that have defined his life, and desperately trying to make sense of it all. Rock on!
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By John on 01-07-10
Im 50/50 on this one good, steady, enjoyable book, a month after I Listened to it I cant remember much about it, I think I agree with the last guy, bit too early maybe, still, was happy to buy it because I really Like the JLC.
By Stuart on 10-15-09
Middle of Road
Got of a lot of time for the guy when hes on telly so was interested in hearing his background. The book is well read and nice that he actually reads it, but felt a bit let down afterwards when it becomes clear the guy is still very early on in his career. Its a bit like Wayne Rooney or Lewis Hamilton doing biographies. 10-15 years too early I think, and the whole notion of cashing in on a book during a purple patch of his career actually flies in the face of the ethics he describes in the book i.e. not bothered by fame, confident in his ability to get work etc.
If you've got a credit burning a hole in your pocket go for it and really like the guy then go for it but don't go out your way.