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 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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Coming Fall 2018!

At long last, New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore returns with one of fantasy's most beloved and enduring icons, the dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden, in an all-new trilogy full of swordplay, danger, and imaginative thrills.

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Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...

4.27 avg rating — 58,777 ratings — published 1990 — 56 editions
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4.22 avg rating — 46,840 ratings — published 1990 — 51 editions
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Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...

4.24 avg rating — 44,207 ratings — published 1990 — 49 editions
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The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...

4.13 avg rating — 38,115 ratings — published 1988 — 46 editions
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...

4.16 avg rating — 31,702 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...

4.15 avg rating — 30,710 ratings — published 1989 — 44 editions
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The Dark Elf Trilogy Collec...

4.33 avg rating — 23,215 ratings — published 1998 — 16 editions
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The Legacy (Forgotten Realm...

4.18 avg rating — 24,402 ratings — published 1992 — 39 editions
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4.13 avg rating — 21,412 ratings — published 1992 — 35 editions
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4.16 avg rating — 20,471 ratings — published 1993 — 35 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

“Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division. That is life.”
R.A. Salvatore, Exile

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