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The dark elf of Leominster

With 17 million books sold, fantasy author R.A. Salvatore is the state's best-selling author you've never heard of

If you’ve heard of the fantasy author R.A. Salvatore, you might expect his lair to be a faux-medieval fortress, complete with moat, turrets, and an impenetrable iron gate guarded by a stone dragon.

Yet the House of Salvatore is no castle. One of fantasy’s most popular authors - and one of Massachusetts’s best-selling scribes - lives in workaday Leominster, where he keeps the real world close at hand.

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