If you're anything like me, you were quick to snatch a copy of Rory Power's debut, Wilder Girls, earlier this month. The novel is very much a slow journey, but totally worth it---I finished it within a week (you can find my review here). Since then, I've been imaging how cool a movie version would be. It would be hard to film due to all the mutations, but . . .
Hetty and the other girls at Raxter School for Girls can barely remember their lives from before the Tox. For eighteen months they've lived alone on Raxter Island----starving, mutated, waiting for a cure that may never arrive. No one dares go out beyond the safety of the school, where the Tox has also transformed the wildlife and . . .