R.A. Salvatore





R.A. Salvatore


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in Leominster, The United States
January 20, 1959

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


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 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, became the first
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Average rating: 4.13 · 575,712 ratings · 10,553 reviews · 331 distinct works · Similar authors
Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...

4.26 avg rating — 44,513 ratings — published 1990 — 43 editions
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Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...

4.23 avg rating — 36,151 ratings — published 1990 — 39 editions
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Sojourn (Forgotten Realms: ...

4.22 avg rating — 33,287 ratings — published 1990 — 41 editions
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The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...

4.12 avg rating — 31,421 ratings — published 1988 — 41 editions
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...

4.15 avg rating — 26,380 ratings — published 1990 — 35 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...

4.13 avg rating — 25,396 ratings — published 1989 — 40 editions
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The Dark Elf Trilogy Collec...

4.32 avg rating — 20,344 ratings — published 1998 — 15 editions
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The Legacy (Forgotten Realm...

4.18 avg rating — 20,223 ratings — published 1992 — 34 editions
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Starless Night (Forgotten R...

4.11 avg rating — 18,086 ratings — published 1992 — 33 editions
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Siege of Darkness (Forgotte...

4.15 avg rating — 17,307 ratings — published 1993 — 33 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 Legacy Starless Night Siege of Darkness Passage to Dawn
Legacy of the Drow (4 books)
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The Crystal Shard Die verschlungenen Pfade Streams of Silver Das Tal der Dunkelheit Der magische Stein Der ewige Traum
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The Thousand Orcs The Lone Drow The Two Swords
Hunter's Blades (3 books)
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Servant of the Shard Promise of the Witch King Road of the Patriarch
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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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