Jim Morrison's notebook to be auctioned in Los Angeles

Jim Morrison's notebook is expected to fetch up to $300,000 at auction in Los Angeles Photo: AP
Jim Morrison's notebook is expected to fetch up to $300,000 at auction in Los Angeles Photo: AP

A leather-bound notebook belonging to Jim Morrison is to be auctioned off next month in Los Angeles. The musician's handwritten entries in the book reveal, according to The Times and BNPS, his confused and tortured thoughts, likely to have been influenced by heavy drug use.

The notes written by The Doors's lead singer, who died in France aged 27, show a series of disjointed thoughts ranging from poetry to personal philosophy. They are expected to fetch up to $300,000 (£186,000).

The opening page reads: "Will we spoil the best secrets of life or will we help to free a new kind of man?"

Another passage appears less lucid: "Womb vision. Internal vision. Cycloptic middle eye."

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