By Chris Salewicz
Jim Morrison, musician, singer and poet used to be discovered lifeless, the sufferer of a suspected heroin overdose, in a Paris house bath in 1971. He used to be 27. Morrison was once a skilled, charismatic, wild-tempered cultural cipher. He struggled to deal with his exalted prestige and his dying, formally from middle failure, continues to be shrouded in secret. In 27: Jim Morrison, acclaimed song critic Chris Salewicz will pay homage to Morrison as a rock icon, when acknowledging the darkish facet of this conflicted personality.
It is the 6th name in a chain of specific tune ebooks, an bold undertaking studying the perils of genius, star and extra.
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So she hurried to finish and put the lights out in the men’s ward and the small women’s ward. In the large women’s ward—it was huge, with more than thirty beds in it—the women never settled down at the proper time anyway, whether the light was turned off or not. Many of them had been there a long time and were thoroughly tired of the hospital. They slept badly, it was stuffy, and there were always arguments about whether the door to the terrace should be kept open or shut. And there were even a few dedicated enthusiasts who talked across the room from one end to the other, discussing everything from prices, goods, furniture, children, men, neighbors, right down to the most shameless subjects imaginable—until midnight or one in the morning.
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27: Jim Morrison (The 27 Club, Book 6) by Chris Salewicz