Domingo Villar is torn between life and death. The author from Vigo was admitted to the intensive care unit at Álvaro Cunqueiro Hospital in the past few hours, where he remained in a coma. He was diagnosed with subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is bleeding in the space between the brain and the membrane that surrounds it.
Although he usually resides in Madrid, the man of letters was taking care of his mother in his hometown when this serious health problem struck him. Taken by ambulance To the Beade Hospital Center around 5 am last morning.
Born in 1971, Villar is the main representative of the novel boom in Galicia, thanks to the epic of works played by the inspector Leo Caldas. That trilogy-Water pots, A praia dos afogados Y or the last boat— Adjusted at different settings of the Vigo estuary and its region.
“The city of Vigo, the estuary, the climate, the dual way of being a rural and an urban city at the same time, a border region … All this makes a blast in the way I write“, Villar reflected in a recent interview with FARO on the occasion of his recognition as Vigués Elite last March.