The moor around "Grippen Mire" in Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles is similar to many of the gloomy and ominous settings that create atmosphere in Gothic novels. The earliest connection that comes to mind is the blasted heath where Shakespeare's Macbeth encounters the three weird sisters. The moor in Wuthering Heights also has a frightening atmosphere that lends character to the story. In Mary Shelley's story, the landscapes through which Victor Frankenstein chases the monster function in a similar way as do the surroundings of the castle in Radcliffe's Udolpho. Another parallel in setting would be the "House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe.