Camilleri seriously ill in Rome hospital

Writer thought to have suffered heart attack

(ANSA) - Rome, June 17 - Italian writer Andrea Camilleri has been taken into Rome's Santo Spirito hospital in a serious condition, sources said on Monday. The creator of Inspector Montalbano, arguably Italy's most famous fictional detective, is thought to have had a heart attack. Camilleri, 93, became a best-selling author after he turned 60, and his books have sold millions of copies worldwide.
    The TV adaptation of Montalbano's adventures is a big hit too.
   

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