The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (1826) Historical Novel by James Fenimore Cooper. 2nd book of Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy & best known. The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ibEMYLrQ1nc/UGedMA5VVQI/AAAAAAAB46U/atfh5fc94qg/s1600/21_courtship_wyeth_headlongleaped.jpg
NC Wyeth delivers a voyeuristic scene through the use of a Normal lens field of view. We feel as though we are in the room and yet outside the situation. Three steps closer and we would be looking over the pirates shoulder with a wider view and it would dramatically change the narrative.