Finnish: An Essential Grammar
Routledge – 1999 – 288 pages
Series: Routledge Essential Grammars
A reference guide to the most important aspects of Finnish as it is used by native speakers today, this is the ideal reference source both for those studying Finnish independently and in classroom situations.
'Finnish: An Essential Grammar is an intelligent and effective introduction to standard Finnish… . A learner using any kind of approach for learning Finnish will also find it useful as a reference grammar. - Scandanavica
'The somewhat daunting task facing students of Finnish has been vastly simplified by Fred Karlsson's notably practical and supremely competent survey and guide. It amply merits a place in reference and lending libraries alike.' - Languages and Literature 14/1  18-29