I find this list of characters very helpful in fleshing out the 12 points of view, so I'm posting it here.
List of Characters
Submitted by Tom Last on Tue, 04/03/2007 - 9:39am.
I have a fantasy of putting on a stage production of the book with a Steiner type character conversing with 12 other characters. I worked through the book like that once and it can be presented that way.
I thought the characters could bring the words to life like the actors do with Shakespeare. Here is a list of characters. This is hard to do because the 12 views are modified in each chapter but here is an attempt.