“Smoke Bellew” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.
Smoke Bellew Jack London's adventure novel, set in Alaska, during the ”gold rush”. The title character, Christopher Bellew, is a young man from a good home, educated, resident of a big city, working in the editorial office of one of the newspapers. When, during a meeting with his uncle, he learns about a planned trip to Alaska, he decides to take part in it. During the first days of the journey, Christopher discovers his physical weakness and a complete lack of preparation for the hard life of a pioneer and gold digger.