ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND
In this modern fairytale, Lionel Asbo is a violent, but not very successful criminal, who works in a state prison. But then he wins £139,999,999.50 on the National Lottery. Asbo’s ward and nephew is now terrified of what he’ll do with the money… This book is mysterious and funny, jam-packed with the smooth, but in-your-face, writing we’ve come to love from Amis.
BEAUTIFUL LIES BY CLARE CLARK (£14.99, HARVILL SECKER)
It’s 1887 and London is preparing for Queen Victoria’s Golden jubilee. Maribel Campbell is the bohemian wife of a high-profile politician, but she has buried some terrible secrets from her past. Then a notorious newspaper editor takes an interest in her, and Maribel is consumed with the fear her secrets will be discovered. A brilliant peek into Victorian times and a gripping read.
Starring Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Demi Moore and Ashley Greene (Twilight) this film is a witty look at teenage angst and the troubles of parenting that go hand-in-hand with it. Miley is a broken-hearted teenager who finds comfort in her best friend, and, well, everything else that comes with being a teenager these days…!
The long-awaited Ridley Scott masterpiece is finally here. A team of explorers embark on an adventure to the darkest corners of the universe, looking for the origins of mankind. But they have to fight a terrifying battle to save the human race. Starring Charlize Theron (Monster, Hancock) and, swoon, Michael Fassbender (Shame, Jane Eyre) it’s set to be the film of the year, so don’t miss out!
THE DIAMOND JUBILEE CONCERT, MONDAY, 7.70PM, BBCONE
Celebrate the fab way and watch some of the best music acts around perform for Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace. Kylie, Robbie, Gary, Tom, Elton, Jessie J – and many more! Why not invite some friends round, serve up a couple of our cocktails and crank up the volume!