The Topelius Prize winner “Pirouette Friends” is an honest and heartfelt novel about 14-year-old Elli’s pressures to excel in ballet, school, among her friends, and at home. Elli’s best friend Margot is the mystery of the story. She is perfect at everything – but is she real?
The Spanish translation of “Pirouette Friends” (Tal y como eres) has been published in Columbia by Panamericana Editorial.
”This book is important and delicate, and the diary excerpts are as whimsical as diaries can be when they are precious.” – Sini Kiuas, Sanojen aika
”[…] the book is full of elegance and all kinds of feelings. Kuronen depicts the insecurity and anxiety of a young girl in a balanced way.” – Marja Welin, Keskisuomalainen
A synopsis and a complete English translation are available.