First, unrevised edition of Two Journeys, now out of print. Refer to the 2012 second edition (ISBN 1468122789) to fully enjoy this post-apocalyptic adventure story! Suter combines post-apocalyptic elements with an adventurous road novel in this book about a man left alone on earth. Alan, the hero of the story, is visiting Japan on business. After the outbreak of a pandemic, he finds himself to be the single survivor. The viral disease has wiped away his past life: Alan must fear injury, sickness and hunger - the food begins to decay in the stores. Yet, Alan swears to travel back to his family in Berlin, straight across Asia and some 10,000 miles. The hardships and landscapes (the Gobi desert, Siberia) are described in all ferocity. A few other humans have survived as well, some eager to use the disaster for their own purposes. Electrifying chapters describe the encounter with Somerset, a charming, yet psychotic warlord, who is assembling an army to conquer Moscow, if not the entire world. However, Alan remains determined to return to Berlin, by whatever means. An exciting, thought-provoking book, impossible to put down.