Mario Vargas Llosa is discharged, after overcoming Covid: ‘Thank you for your devotion and friendship (to the doctors)’ | People | Entertainment

The Nobel Prize for Spanish-Peruvian Literature Mario Vargas Llosa He overcame covid and will leave the hospital where he was admitted last week due to complications from the disease, to “continue recovery” at home, his children announced on Twitter on Monday.

Vargas Llosa “beat Covid. Now, home to continue with the recovery”, wrote on their Twitter accounts Alvaro and Morgana Vargas Llosa, next to a photo in which they leave embracing with their 86-year-old father, smiling, and their other brother, Gonzalo.

“Thank you to the life-saving science and medical staff for their dedication. We will always be very grateful to them. They have been fighting this pandemic for years. All our admiration for you”added the children of Vargas Llosa in the message on the social network.

The children of the last living representative of the golden generation of Latin American literature announced last Friday that their father was admitted to a Madrid clinic for complications related to the coronavirus.

“He and his family appreciate the signs of affection we are receiving,” said at that time the message signed by Álvaro, Gonzalo and Morgana, the three children he had with his ex-wife Patricia Llosa.

Similarly, a few hours ago the children released a manuscript by Vargas Llosa himself in which he reaffirms his gratitude to the medical staff. “Thank you for your devotion and friendship”the writer wrote this morning.

the author of The city and the Dogs, Conversation in the Cathedral Y The party of the goat had to cancel his agenda for this week, in which he had planned to participate in the presentation in Madrid of a biography of “Cervantes” by Santiago Muñoz Machado.

Before falling ill, Vargas Llosa presented at the beginning of April in the Spanish capital, where he lives, his latest book, The Still Gaze (by Pérez Galdós)an essay on the Spanish author Benito Pérez Galdós.

The writer plans to take this work to the Buenos Aires Book Fair (April 28-May 16).

Nobel Prize for Literature in 2010, Vargas Llosa began his long literary career in 1959, in which he has written novels, short stories, a volume of memoirs, essays, plays, books of poetry and newspaper articles, which he still publishes regularly. in the Spanish newspaper The country.

Vargas Llosa, current partner of Elizabeth Preysler, ex-wife of singer Julio Iglesias, obtained Spanish nationality in 1993. (I)