Sutcliff adapted the original in a few spots. For instance, the
I listened to this alongside an unabridged audio of the original; my 12-year-old daughter enjoyed it as well. Sutcliff's retelling is vigorous, engaging, and faithful to the original. The reader is very good and really brought the story to life.
I selected this version by listening to the samples - had I focused on the relative length I would have noticed that this is just Part I! I really enjoyed it until it abruptly ended with Meg's engagement. I wish I could have the second half by the same reader, but as it is I feel cheated!
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