Gary Murphy reads episode 2 of The Joy Ride, from The Becker Wives, a short story collection by Mary Lavin, published by New Island. Listen to it above...

With their master away, two butlers named Purdy and Crickem goad one another into a day of devilment...

Tune in to The Book on One, RTÉ Radio 1, Monday to Friday at 11.20pm - or listen back here