Charles Schlessiger – Joan Aiken’s agent of 50 years retires, at the age of 81!
Here seen with his small stepson Chris, visiting Joan at Petworth in the 1970’s.
And that’s Joan in the yellow jeans – Charles was quite a bit taller!
Charles was the literary agent and advisor to four generations of the Aiken family.
Scroll down to read ‘Thankyou Charles’ about a long and happy working partnership.