Howard Saxby, literary agent, senior member of Howard Saxby
& Sons, father of Howard Saxby Jr. A long, thin old
gentlemen in his middle seventies, the leading gargoyle of the
Demosthenes Club. Fishy-eyed and absent-minded, knits to
keep himself from smoking. Agent for Beefy Bastable's
Cocktail Time in Cocktail Time.
Leila Yorke's literary agent in Ice in the Bedroom.