R.A. Salvatore





R.A. Salvatore

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January 20, 1959

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Ian Fleming, Arthur Conan Doyle, Fritz Leiber, and of course, J.R.R. T...more


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As one of the fantasy genre’s most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10,000,000 copies. Salvatore’s most recent original hardcover, The Two Swords, Book III of The Hunter’s Blade Trilogy (October 2004) debuted at # 1 on The Wall Street Journal best-seller list and at # 4 on The New York Times best-seller list. His books have been translated into numerous foreign languages including German, Italian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Turkish, Croatian, Bulgarian, Yiddish, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Portuguese, Czech, and French.

Salvatore’s first published novel, The Crystal Shard from TSR in 1988, beca...more


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The Rise of the King e-signing has begun...

The latest in R.A. Salvatore's New York Times best-selling saga of dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden, the orcs of Many Arrows decide to reignite a blood feud first brought to life in the phenomenal best seller The Thousand Orcs.

Coming this September. Reserve your signed copy today! Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.12 · 413,166 ratings · 7,195 reviews · 311 distinct works · Similar authors
Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 30,119 ratings — published 1990 — 34 editions
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Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 25,900 ratings — published 1990 — 33 editions
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Sojourn (Forgotten Realms: ...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 24,545 ratings — published 1990 — 34 editions
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The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 23,183 ratings — published 1988
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 19,552 ratings — published 1990 — 30 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 18,719 ratings — published 1989 — 32 editions
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The Dark Elf Trilogy Collec...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 15,319 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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The Legacy (Forgotten Realm...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 14,348 ratings — published 1992 — 27 editions
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Starless Night (Forgotten R...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 13,540 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Siege of Darkness (Forgotte...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 13,085 ratings — published 1993 — 26 editions
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The Crystal Shard Streams of Silver The Halfling's Gem
The Icewind Dale Trilogy (3 books)
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The Thousand Orcs The Lone Drow The Two Swords
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“It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them.”
R.A. Salvatore, Sojourn

“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.”
R.A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver

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