Dana asked Lee Child:

Being that you are British, where did you come by all your knowledge about the US Army and the military police?

Lee Child I’m very comfortable writing in the first person. It feels more natural to me, and it’s the intuitive way to tell a character-based story. But sometimes the story requires the reader to know something that Reacher hasn’t yet discovered. If that’s the case, I’ll use third person. Third person allows the reader to essentially see around corners.
Lee Child

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