The Adventures of Pinocchio is extraordinary. I chose it because the narrator had a good review and I was fed up with stories being spoiled by questionable readers. I like quirky, I’m fine with bland, But I hate poor recording quality (beginning of Anne of Green Gables) or impenetrable accents (one or two chapters of Madame Bovary). Mark Smith of Simpsonville South Carolina is without doubt an performance artist. Great sound levels. His reading is consistent and believable. He does characters! They are great and hilarious! This is a great dark uncanny psychological story (not considered suitable for kids in this day and age but....?) delivered by a great human being who clearly understands everything he is telling you about. he has a great voice. Thank you Mark Smith.