Front cover of The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway
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Marita is a main character in Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Garden of Eden. Described as “handsome,” she meets David and Catherine Bourne in a cafe in Cannes, leading to a ménage à trois.1

In the 2008 film adaptation she was played by Caterina Murino.2


  1. Hemingway, Ernest. The Garden of Eden, 1987.
  2. IMDB. The Garden of Eden (2008). Accessed August 20, 2020.
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