Magic for Marigold Objects/Places
Prince Edward Island
This small, lush island on the Eastern (Atlantic) coast of Canada is the part of the world in which the Lesley family makes its home.
Cloud of Spruce
This is the name given to the Lesley family's expansive home, an evocation of the forest (cloud) of spruce trees atop the hill at the back of the family's property.
The Orchard Room
This room in Cloud of Spruce is, in the early part of the narrative, inhabited by the elderly and infirm Old Grandmother. The room is also the only place in the house with a door that Marigold can use to directly access the abandoned orchard which is, in turn, the only place where she can connect with Sylvia. Finally, the Orchard Room is where the portrait of Clementine hangs.
The Portrait of Clementine
Clementine was the first wife of Leander, Marigold's father, and was much loved by the Lesley family. The fact that the repeatedly refer...