From Amazon.com - This book is all about a hollywood scriptwriter who makes it big because of his abily to feel about others desires.He is the man who knows how to please a woman and because of this virtue and his abilty to fullfill the needs of the people around him he makes his life very exciting. This is a book recommended to all the people who don't mind adulterated language if the plot is interesting. Overall a must to for all Harold robbins fan.
Back cover: "The Storyteller is the powerful saga of Joe Crown, a poor kid from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write. Joe fights his way up from poverty, taking of the explosive New York world of gangsters and whores, reveling in the seductive glitter of Hollywood and the dolce vita of Europe. But wealth, fame, and the sexual favors of the world's most glamorous women can't satisfy his hunger for love ... a hunger he pursues with the sex-obsessed wife of a studio boss who can make or break careers ... with an exotic, sensually daring black woman ... with a Roman countess open to the wildest sensations ... and finally with Laura, the prize of his life and the woman he comes to desire more than anything -- or anyone -- else.