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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Homeland (Forgotten Realms:...

4.27 avg rating — 65,034 ratings — published 1990 — 66 editions
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4.23 avg rating — 51,626 ratings — published 1991 — 60 editions
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Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...

4.25 avg rating — 48,181 ratings — published 1990 — 58 editions
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The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...

4.14 avg rating — 41,326 ratings — published 1988 — 52 editions
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...

4.17 avg rating — 34,069 ratings — published 1990 — 47 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...

4.15 avg rating — 33,265 ratings — published 1989 — 54 editions
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The Dark Elf Trilogy Collec...

4.34 avg rating — 24,487 ratings — published 1995 — 19 editions
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The Legacy (Forgotten Realm...

4.18 avg rating — 26,220 ratings — published 1992 — 45 editions
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4.13 avg rating — 22,897 ratings — published 1992
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4.16 avg rating — 21,879 ratings — published 1993 — 40 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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