The Guest Summary
Albert Camus

Everything you need to understand or teach The Guest by Albert Camus.

  • The Guest Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 9 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Guest Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Guest Summary

Perhaps the best known and most popular of Camus's short stories, "L'Hote" ("The Guest") was published in 1957 in his first and only story collection, L'exil et le royaume (1957; Exile and the Kingdom).

Exile and the Kingdom received a mixed reception from critics. Some saw the collection as revitalizing his career and laying the groundwork for future works after the writer had gone for several years without publishing. Others found that it did not...

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