This week’s edition of The Bookshelf features The Klondike, by Zach Worton.

The Klondike is a historical book that looks back on the start of the gold rush in the Yukon. It jumps back and forth between various people that were important figures during the gold rush, which is as best as I can tell, very historically accurate.

Worton’s writing style is interesting as his artwork (which reminds me a lot of Tin Tin). My one complaint about this book is that the art doesn’t seem to mesh well with the writing style. The art seems better suited for something more lighthearted then the tales of savagery that took place in the wild north. This is a small complaint though, and I did enjoy reading this an learning more about the history of the gold rush and the colourful people that were involved.