The Eye that Never Weeps
Steinmüller, Angela, and Karlheinz Steinmüller. "The Eye That Never Weeps" (German title "Das Auge, das niemals weint"). 1984. Translated by Mike Mitchell. The Black Mirror and Other Stories: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Germany and Austria. Franz Rottensteiner, editor. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2008.
Reviewed by Leon Marvell, SFRA Review #290 (Fall 2009): pp. 14-15, who finds it a fine "story set in a fictional Latin American country blighted by a “plutoniocracy” where the inhabitants and visitors to the province have embedded within their foreheads the device referred to in the title of the story: a radiation detector hardwired to the light-sensing part of the brain" (p. 15).
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