R.A. Salvatore





R.A. Salvatore

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in Leominster, The United States
January 20, 1959

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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
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Meet The New York Times best-selling author R.A. Salvatore during his 2014 book tour for the release of Rise of the King!

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2014 Book Tour for Rise of the King

Featuring R.A. Salvatore


IN-PERSON APPEARANCES: WEEK ONE


Collegeville, PA – Monday, September 29, 2014

Towne Center Books & Café, 7 pm

220 Plaza Drive, Suite B-3

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Average rating: 4.13 · 461,860 ratings · 8,033 reviews · 276 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...
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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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