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Cooper's main appeal to young people in his romances about Natty Bumppo, as well as such sea  fiction as  The Pilot,  has been his skill in holding reader interest. He, in short, knows how to spin a  story; he is a born storyteller, if such is possible. He uses suspense, close brushes with disaster,  accidents, good and bad luck for his characters, mistakes, surprise, and coincidence to promote his  cause. All the romantic ideas are here in addition to literary devices long in use. When Cooper is  embarked on a scene of action, the reader is so engaged in tracking the course of the characters  that the literary scaffolding employed is not usually noticed, and is forgiven if it is sometimes  excessively visible. These two positive features of Cooper's art were also the qualities first  recognized, accepted, and appreciated by his readers. He won popular fame and critical applause by 
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