Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

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For the 2014 film adaptation, see Chronicle of a Blood Merchant (film).

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant (Chinese: 许三观卖血记, pinyin: Xǔ Sānguān Mài Xuè Jì) is a novel published by Chinese writer Yu Hua in 1995. It is his second published novel after To Live. It is the story of a man, Xu Sanguan, who sells his blood over the years in an attempt to improve the lives of himself and his family. The story is set in the early 1950s until the 1980s, from the early years of the People's Republic of China until after the Cultural Revolution.

The book has been translated into English in 2003 by Andrew F Jones.