Panashe Chigumadzi, author of novel Sweet Medicine, went head-to head-with award-winning producer Andiswa Makanda during the monthly literature quiz on the Literature Corner.
The pair went to sudden death after scoring nine points each in a nail-biting competition.
The tie-breaker question went as follows:
The following lines are the answer to what book's titular explanation?
When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore,— When he beats his bars and he would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he flings—
The answer: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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