Paperback. Pub Date: December 2000 Pages: 624 in Publisher: Vintage Classics In a magnificent work of the imagination. Isaac Bashevis Singer-ings to life the decline of the prosperous New Moskat family of Polish Jews living in Warsaw between the dawn of the twentieth century and the gloom of 1939. On a vast eathtaking background. saints mingle with swindlers. tough Zionists with mystic philosophers. and medieval rabbis rub shoulders with ultra-modern painters. A novel on the grandest scale. The Family Moskat is a work of high entertainment and a deeply moving chronicle of people's disappointments and passions.