“But even the author said that he wasn’t truly himself, that he was lost in all that was happening …”.
I think that he later changed this opinion. Losing your memory doesn’t necessarily changes your personality – you keep your likes, dislikes, attitudes, interests even though you don’t remember what makes you like/dislike something. You’re the same person as before only with some deficits or limitations.
He lost his memory, but some types of memory were intact. Do you remember what types?
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