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 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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Rime of the Frostmaiden

D&D Adventure Book
Feel the cold touch of death in this adventure for the world's greatest roleplaying game.

Beneath the unyielding night sky, you stand before a towering glacier and recite an ancient rhyme, causing a crack to form in the great wall of ice. Beyond this yawning fissure, the Caves of Hunger await. And past this icy dungeon is a secret so old and terrifying that few dare speak of it. T Read more of this blog post »
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Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...

4.24 avg rating — 75,706 ratings — published 1990 — 74 editions
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4.19 avg rating — 59,655 ratings — published 1991 — 63 editions
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4.20 avg rating — 56,748 ratings — published 1990 — 64 editions
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4.09 avg rating — 49,134 ratings — published 1988 — 59 editions
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4.17 avg rating — 36,784 ratings — published 1990 — 51 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...

4.16 avg rating — 36,201 ratings — published 1989 — 61 editions
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4.34 avg rating — 25,810 ratings — published 1995 — 23 editions
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4.14 avg rating — 24,546 ratings — published 1992 — 51 editions
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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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“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

“Sane is boring.”
R. A. Salvatore

“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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