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Mario Vargas Llosa: affected by the coronavirus, the Peruvian writer hospitalized in Madrid

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Spanish-Peruvian writer and 2010 Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa, 86, has been hospitalized in Spain after contracting the coronavirus.

His son announced that his condition was “evolving favorably” this Friday evening in a message posted on Twitter.

“A few days ago, due to complications caused by the coronavirus, he was admitted to a clinic in Madrid,” said Alvaro Vargas Llosa.

Mario Vargas Llosa is world famous. His work earned him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010, awarded “for his mapping of power structures and his sharp images of individual resistance, revolt and failure,” the Nobel Academy said. .

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Last year, he was also elected a member of the French Academy, although he has not written a book in French.

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