My scandalous (and VERY public ) divorce: British writer who conquered New York gives unflinching account of break-up

My scandalous (and VERY public ) divorce: British writer who conquered New York gives unflinching account of break-up

My scandalous (and VERY public) divorce: British writer who conquered New York gives unflinching account of break-up

1:42 AM on 5th June 2011

Mismatch: Vicky Ward and Matthew Doull on their wedding day in 1995

Mismatch: Vicky Ward and Matthew Doull on their wedding day in 1995

Home alone: Vicky Ward in her New York apartment last week

Home alone: Vicky Ward in her New York apartment last week

My husband began to go ‘out’ night afternight without me. I had no idea with whom and I was asleep when he got home, whatever time that was, until one night he didn’t come home at all.

Well-connected: Former newspaper tycoon Conrad Black is related to Vicky

Well-connected: Former newspaper tycoon Conrad Black is related to Vicky”s ex-husband

New woman: Matthew with Vogue writer Selby Drummond, who is 18 years his junior

New woman: Matthew with Vogue writer Selby Drummond, who is 18 years his junior

Useful advice: Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter

Useful advice: Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter