RE: RARA-AVIS: 1st & 3rd

From: Robison Michael R CNIN (
Date: 23 May 2002

Bill Crider says: Can you write a great p.i. novel in third person? The Maltese Falcon is third person. Case closed.


first person is fine, but i actually prefer third person, myself. its nice not to be cooped up inside one person's head for the whole novel. its also easier to flesh out the other characters.


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