Corruption has been a feature of governments throughout history and it remains a problem today. Eliminating – or at least reducing – corruption is an important part of making the political process function on behalf of regular citizens. Accountability and openness also called transparency is a key feature of all functioning democracies.
Those who brave the seas face adventure and survival. Here are 11 classic novels to read about those lost at sea only to find what may, or may not be, the safety of an island.