R.A. Salvatore





R.A. Salvatore

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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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The e-signing for R.A. Salvatore's next novel featuring Drizzt Do'Urden has begun. Coming this August, Archmage has everything Drizzts fans crave: action, adventure, characters that resonate with equal measures of warrior spirit and deep compassion, and no shortage of wicked dark elves!

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Average rating: 4.12 · 505,836 ratings · 9,010 reviews · 314 distinct works · Similar authors
Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 37,876 ratings — published 1990
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Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 31,189 ratings — published 1990 — 37 editions
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Sojourn (Forgotten Realms: ...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 29,233 ratings — published 1990 — 39 editions
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The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 27,625 ratings — published 1988 — 39 editions
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 23,388 ratings — published 1990 — 33 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 22,425 ratings — published 1989 — 37 editions
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The Dark Elf Trilogy Collec...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 18,593 ratings — published 1998 — 15 editions
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The Legacy (Forgotten Realm...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 17,768 ratings — published 1992 — 31 editions
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Starless Night (Forgotten R...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 16,193 ratings — published 1992 — 30 editions
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Siege of Darkness (Forgotte...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 15,499 ratings — published 1993 — 28 editions
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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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JUNE FANTASY: This poll decides which 2 books move on to the run-off poll for the June Fantasy Book of the Month

 
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