And now I have nothing left to tell. Unless, indeed, I were to confess that this narrative is far more than mere fiction. It is, in fact, written memory, wherein loss and love live forever side by side..Its people are as real as earth. And my truest hope is that I might grow half as strong and wise in the telling of their story as they have grown in the living of it.
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD (2019)