Because I do not adorn myselve with borrowed plumes I decided to keep the author of the C implementation of NeoScrypt because it looks like the latest Developer is

* Copyright (c) 2014-2018 John Doering <ghostlander@phoenixcoin.org>

Thanks to him it was not very difficult to wrap it into a python module. Long Story short - This python pip-module is used by electrum and therefore very useful if you don't wan to "set it up" by yourselfe.

pip install neoscrypt

python-neoscrypt/setup.py

from setuptools import setup, Extension

neoscrypt_module = Extension('neoscrypt',
                             sources=['neoscryptmodule.c',
                                      'neoscrypt.c'],
                             include_dirs=['.'])

setup (name = 'neoscrypt',
       version = '1.2',
       description = 'Bindings for the NeoScrypt proof-of-work algorithm',
       author = 'John Doering',
       author_email = 'ghostlander@phoenixcoin.org',
       url = 'https://github.com/ghostlander/NeoScrypt',
       ext_modules = [neoscrypt_module],
       zip_safe = True)