It seems pretty clear that, despite encouragement, Alexei Panshin will never write this book.
But I believe it's something that, given the relevant plot, err, revelations from Mr. Panshin, Christopher Wright could do.
What do you all think?
... what is a Universal Pantograph? I have never heard of this thing.
--Writer, former musician, occasional cartoonist, and noted authority on his own opinions.
Here's a reasonably succinct overview.