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Marigold Mind Laundry

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Publisher: , expected Oct 2024
Original title: 메리골드 마음 세탁소, 2023
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The comforting magical tale of a mysterious laundry that blooms into existence one night, and how its enigmatic owner summons her powers to heal souls and make dreams come true.

We’re a mind laundry. What we wash and iron are the stains on your heart, the creases within you. If there’s anything upsetting you, we can help

While still a child, Jieun accidentally misuses her powers, causing her entire family to vanish. Trapped in eternal guilt, she is forced to live a million lives, and destined never to age.

In the village of Marigold, flanked by hills and sea, she opens up the Marigold Mind Laundry, offering a unique service to cleanse the darkest stains in her customers’ hearts. Offering them tea, she dresses them in a white T-shirt and listens as their bad memories transform into stains on their shirt. Emerging pristine white from her washing machine, both the T shirt and their pain are cleansed.

After five wounded souls from the village find comfort at her laundry, they decide to uncover Jieun’s own past, so that she too can move on from trauma and find peace.

What dark stain from your past will you ask Jieun to wash?

Soul-stirring, empowering, joyous, MARIGOLD MIND LAUNDRY has already demonstrated its power to move the hearts of thousands of readers. As we laugh, weep, heal and grow, we witness the wonder of the ordinary and learn how to access the positivity in us all.

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