Lost in Translation - First Lines

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Can you name the novels whose first lines have been translated into Chinese and back again?

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WIS sweat the whips oafay in a boy, he was trembling.
There is no possibility of a walk that day.
What I want is the truth.
This is a universally acknowledged fact that good fortune in having a single man, must be a wife.
Milky Way's spiral out of date as far away as the end of Western Areas is an unknown small unregarded yellow sun.
This is inevitable: the smell of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of the complex love.
Began as a simple sign.
Only the story of a squat gray building 34.
I killed the shadow of peace birds / from the false azure in the windowpane;
You better not never tell nobody but God.
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This is love at first sight.
This is a strange sweltering summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I do not know what I do in New York.
'Bottom' successful 'trip to hell.'
In an unusually warm evening, early in July a young man came out, his loft in the South Plaza and walked slowly, as if in hesitation, towards the bridge of light
Mother's death the day to day
I just visited my landlord - the solitary neighbor, I will be troubled.
This year was in 1866 by a remarkable incident signal, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which undoubtedly no one has not forgotten.
Happy families are all alike, unhappy family is unhappy in its own.
When I was young, more likely in my father give me some advice, I have been in my mind has been turned.
This is a story of two lonely meeting, thin, this is quite a dying Earth, an old white man.

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