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R. A. Salvatore was born in Leominster, Massachusetts on January 20, 1959. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He began writing seriously in 1982 and became a full-time writer in 1990. His first novel, The Crystal Shard, was published in 1988. His other works include The Halfling's Gem; Sojourn; The Legacy; Starless Night; Vector Prime; and The Two Swords. He is also the author of numerous series including The Dark Elf Trilogy; Paths of Darkness; The Hunter's Blades Trilogy; The Cleric Quintet; Saga of the First King; Neverwinter Saga and TheSundering. He made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title's Charon's Claw, Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, 1, Rise of the King and Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Homeland 3,167 copies, 51 reviews
The Crystal Shard 2,589 copies, 36 reviews
Exile 2,535 copies, 27 reviews
Sojourn 2,511 copies, 26 reviews
Streams of Silver 2,294 copies, 15 reviews
The Halfling's Gem 2,201 copies, 15 reviews
The Dark Elf Trilogy 1,968 copies, 22 reviews
The Legacy 1,896 copies, 11 reviews
The Thousand Orcs 1,730 copies, 9 reviews
Starless Night 1,704 copies, 7 reviews
Siege of Darkness 1,600 copies, 7 reviews
Vector Prime 1,600 copies, 15 reviews
The Silent Blade 1,579 copies, 8 reviews
The Lone Drow 1,563 copies, 6 reviews
Passage to Dawn 1,468 copies, 6 reviews
Servant of the Shard 1,466 copies, 5 reviews
The Icewind Dale Trilogy 1,441 copies, 11 reviews
The Spine of the World 1,425 copies, 7 reviews
The Two Swords 1,394 copies, 5 reviews
Sea of Swords 1,339 copies, 6 reviews
Legacy of the Drow 1,068 copies, 7 reviews
The Orc King 1,044 copies, 11 reviews
Canticle 1,036 copies, 9 reviews
Promise of the Witch-King 954 copies, 7 reviews
The Demon Awakens 901 copies, 7 reviews
In Sylvan Shadows 883 copies, 5 reviews
Night Masks 853 copies, 5 reviews
The Fallen Fortress 840 copies, 3 reviews
The Chaos Curse 796 copies, 4 reviews
Road of the Patriarch 777 copies, 3 reviews
The Pirate King 745 copies, 8 reviews
Gauntlgrym 656 copies, 12 reviews
The Demon Spirit 615 copies, 5 reviews
The Ghost King 610 copies, 8 reviews
The Highwayman 599 copies, 7 reviews
Homeland (graphic novel) 564 copies, 4 reviews
Paths of Darkness 542 copies, 2 reviews
The Demon Apostle 533 copies, 4 reviews
The Sword of Bedwyr 492 copies, 2 reviews
Mortalis 435 copies, 8 reviews
Neverwinter 434 copies, 4 reviews
Luthien's Gamble 422 copies, 1 review
The Ancient 417 copies, 4 reviews
The Dragon King 372 copies
Charon's Claw 370 copies, 2 reviews
Ascendance 368 copies, 1 review
The Companions 364 copies, 15 reviews
The Woods Out Back 363 copies, 2 reviews
Transcendence 300 copies, 1 review
The Last Threshold 285 copies, 1 review
The Dragon's Dagger 273 copies, 2 reviews
Immortalis 272 copies, 2 reviews
Dragonslayer's Return 259 copies, 1 review
The Witch's Daughter 256 copies, 1 review
Night of the Hunter 250 copies, 6 reviews
The Dame 211 copies, 1 review
Timeless 201 copies, 6 reviews
Child of a Mad God 200 copies, 6 reviews
Rise of the King 199 copies, 5 reviews
Archmage 196 copies, 4 reviews
The Stowaway 186 copies, 4 reviews
Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy (Author) 178 copies, 2 reviews
Sojourn (graphic novel) 177 copies, 1 review
Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf 168 copies, 5 reviews
Maestro 159 copies, 2 reviews
Exile (graphic novel) 156 copies, 2 reviews
Hero 148 copies, 6 reviews
The Bear 123 copies
Boundless 94 copies, 1 review
Relentless 74 copies, 1 review
The Sellswords Trilogy 72 copies, 1 review
Reckoning of Fallen Gods 64 copies, 3 reviews
Worlds of Their Own (Contributor) 41 copies, 2 reviews
Song of the Risen God 37 copies, 2 reviews
The Legacy (graphic novel) 36 copies, 1 review
Tarzan: The Epic Adventures 30 copies, 1 review
DemonWars: The Demon Awakens 13 copies, 1 review
Dark Mirror 5 copies
Fantasy: zwei ungekürzte Romane (Contributor) 5 copies
Homeland 5 copies
Comrades at Odds 3 copies, 1 review
Dwa Miecze 2 copies
Cntico 1 copy
Ikikesä 1 copy
2007 1 copy
Dissolution (Foreword) 823 copies, 5 reviews
Insurrection (Foreword) 663 copies, 5 reviews
Condemnation (Foreword) 642 copies, 4 reviews
Extinction (Foreword) 589 copies, 4 reviews
Annihilation (Foreword) 553 copies, 5 reviews
Resurrection (Foreword) 528 copies, 6 reviews
Amber and Ashes (Introduction, some editions) 527 copies, 5 reviews
Realms of Valor (Contributor) 414 copies, 2 reviews
Unfettered: Tales by Masters of Fantasy (Contributor) 337 copies, 11 reviews
Realms of Infamy (Contributor) 302 copies
Realms of Magic (Contributor) 283 copies
Realms of the Underdark (Contributor) 282 copies
Realms of the Elves (Contributor) 143 copies
Realms of the Dead (Contributor) 64 copies

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