Quotation by Norman Mailer

He had the kind of merriment a man sometimes knows when events have ended in utter disaster.
Norman Mailer (b. 1923), U.S. author. The Naked and the Dead, pt. 1, ch. 4, Rinehart (1948).

describing Pvt. Joey Goldstein, after the storm hits.
Surprise me with a
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