By Jiro Taniguchi. Published by Fanfare Ponent Mon.
Softcover, 240 pages, B&W, 2007 (originally published 1994 - 2003 in Japanese)
Lost in the Great North, two men are saved by the appearance of an old hunter who divulges a strange legend to them...Surrounded by wolves and fighting for their survival, two explorers head for Alaska to bury their companion...A marine biologist begins a quest to find the mythical graveyard of whales.
In total six shorts with as many stories of men confronted by savage nature which is sometimes cruel, sometimes forgiving but always vast. Through tales filled with respect for animal life, this splendid collection, which lies at the crossroads of poetry and adventure, shows master storyimager Taniguchi at his awardwinning best.
THIS BOOK IS PUBLISHED IN IT'S ORIGINAL JAPANESE FORM THEREFORE SHOULD BE READ FROM RIGHT TO LEFT.