R.A. Salvatore





R.A. Salvatore

Author profile


born
in Leominster, The United States
January 20, 1959

gender
male

website

twitter username

genre

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


About this author

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


R.A. Salvatore isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.
Time is running out to reserve a signed/personalized copy of R.A. Salvatore's next novel, Night of the Hunter. This brand new story continues the dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden's journey.

Sample Chapter

Reserve your copy today! Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
Twitter_icon 9 likes · like  • 
Published on February 16, 2014 09:00 • 193 views
Average rating: 4.11 · 389,390 ratings · 6,840 reviews · 290 distinct works · Similar authors
Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 27,534 ratings — published 1990 — 34 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 23,649 ratings — published 1990 — 30 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sojourn (Forgotten Realms: ...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 22,750 ratings — published 1990 — 33 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 21,560 ratings — published 1988 — 35 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 18,595 ratings — published 1990 — 30 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Streams of Silver (Forgotte...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 17,841 ratings — published 1989 — 32 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Dark Elf Trilogy Collec...
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 14,559 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Legacy (Forgotten Realm...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 13,436 ratings — published 1992 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Starless Night (Forgotten R...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 12,900 ratings — published 1993 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Siege of Darkness (Forgotte...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 12,465 ratings — published 1994 — 26 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by R.A. Salvatore…
The Crystal Shard Streams of Silver The Halfling's Gem
The Icewind Dale Trilogy (3 books)
by
4.129295177371088 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 66,499 ratings

The Legacy Starless Night Siege of Darkness Passage to Dawn
Legacy of the Drow (4 books)
by
4.130900093979554 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 52,139 ratings

The Thousand Orcs The Lone Drow The Two Swords
Hunter's Blades (3 books)
by
4.122324371205551 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 28,825 ratings

The Crystal Shard Die verschlungenen Pfade Die silbernen Ströme Das Tal der Dunkelheit Der magische Stein Der ewige Traum
Die vergessenen Welten (6 books)
by
4.105591497227357 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 21,640 ratings

Servant of the Shard Promise of the Witch King Road of the Patriarch
The Sellswords (3 books)
by
4.137314169391154 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 16,211 ratings

More series by R.A. Salvatore…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“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

Polls

Random Fantasy for July

 
  65 votes 21.0%

 
  65 votes 21.0%

 
  56 votes 18.1%

 
  43 votes 13.9%

 
  35 votes 11.3%

 
  32 votes 10.4%

 
  13 votes 4.2%

309 total votes
6 comments
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
SciFi and Fantasy...: * Master Fantasy Book List 15 776 Apr 06, 2008 10:37AM  
SciFi and Fantasy...: What do we know about elves etc. 12 221 Feb 25, 2009 05:54AM  
Fantasy Book Club: Ask the Author 26 61 Apr 15, 2009 03:28PM  
The Rory Gilmore ...: Any good books? 39 385 Jun 13, 2009 05:55PM  
Fantasy Book Club: Hack n Slash or High Fantasy? 55 337 Aug 04, 2009 07:14AM  
Fantasy Book Club: Fantasy Series 16 161 Aug 28, 2009 06:23AM  
Fantasy Junkies: Top 5 Fantasy Books 119 183 Sep 15, 2009 08:25PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite R.A. to Goodreads.