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Who was the real Jim Morrison? Nihilist, egoist, shaman: He was a master of self-creation. A mosaic mythology of new-age hippy rhetoric, French poetry and Nietszchean symbolism obscured a man trapped by the mythology that he had so carefully constructed around himself.
In this colorful and intimate biography, Dylan Jones strips bare the skin-tight leather suit of Jim Morrison's Lizard King persona and offers a frank and honest appraisal of a much beloved and often-romanticized countercultural icon. Mr. Mojo is littered with little-known anecdotes from fellow stars, spurned lovers, and industry moguls. It is a refreshingly honest portrait of a self-indulgent artist with a penchant for pageantry and public self-destruction.
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By Scott Sibbald on 03-05-16
Book was good but the silly accents
The story was not new and the end is the same as life but the book was destroyed by the narrators child like stereotypical accents. Why it was done this way I don't know just silly and it spoiled the book.. I almost gave up at the start due to the accents and I now feel I should have refunded this. Feel sorry for the author.. Avoid.com
By Ross L. on 05-09-15
Beautifully crafted story. Not sure about the voice imitations but all the same very enjoyable and a luxury to have more Doors material in this day and age.