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Milky Way's spiral out of date as far away as the end of Western Areas is an unknown small unregarded yellow sun.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

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