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Didier Daeninckx (born 27 April 1949 in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a French author and left-wing politician of Belgian descent, best known for his romans noirs. He frequently uses fictional settings to transport social critique; his writings are characterized by a sobering social realism. An anti-fascist, he has also written on the Alsace Soviet Republic, on eugenicist Alexis Carrel, on Holocaust denial, etc.
Daeninckx won the Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle (2012) for L'Espoir en contrebande.