- Posted April 27, 2012 by David Swatton Viewed 579 times
But, strangest of all, the very instant the shore was touched, an immense dog sprang up on deck from below … and running forward, jumped from the bow on to the sand. Making straight for the steep cliff, where the churchyard hangs over the laneway to the East Pier … it disappeared in the darkness."
from Dracula by Bram Stoker, 1897
Dracula, in the guise of a great dog arrives in Whitby… if you hadn't guessed, this is the ruin of Whitby Abbey.
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