Richard Ball
Richard Ball asked Lee Child:

Why did you switch to writing in first person?

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

About Goodreads Q&A

Ask and answer questions about books!

You can pose questions to the Goodreads community with Reader Q&A, or ask your favorite author a question with Ask the Author.

See Featured Authors Answering Questions

Learn more