Italian writer Andrea Camilleri, best-known for the Inspector Montalbano book series, is in critical condition following a heart attack, according to Italian sources. He is in the resuscitation unit of the Santo Spirito Hospital in Rome and his prognosis is reserved. Camilleri was born on 6 September 1925 in Porto Empedocle, south of Sicily. In 1994 he published the first book in the Montalbano mysteries, The Shape of Water (original title: La forma dell’acqua).
Picture: Andrea Camilleri – Italian novelist and screenwriter, 18 November 2010, [[Marco Tambara [thambar] cc-by-3.0]]