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Just Listen Podcast: The Schartz-Metterklume Method

At a railway station an arrogant and overbearing woman, Mrs Quabarl, mistakes the mischievous Lady Carlotta, who has been inadvertently left behind by a train, for the governess, Miss Hope, whom she has been expecting, Miss Hope having erred about the date of her arrival. 

Saki’s humorous handling of the events and characters in “The Schartz-Metterklume Method” make it an endearing favorite for his readers. 

Saki was killed in a WWI trench by a sniper’s bullet after exclaiming his last words:  “Put out that bloody cigarette!”