From: William Denton (
Date: 05 Dec 2003

On 5 December 2003, Mark Sullivan wrote:

: And while we're there, isn't Cockfighter The Odyssey, too?

It is. Here's a review by Mr. Zeltserman:

He says, "According to Don Herron's biography of Willeford (titled appropriately: WILLEFORD), 'Willeford was always perturbed that no reviewer had caught on that COCKFIGHTER was consciously modeled on THE ODYSSEY, complete with a one-eyed fighting cock standing in for the Cyclops.'"


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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