The folks at Gamezebo have done a very fair review of Pahelika here. Here is the summary:
If you’re a fan of adventure games, but not of their tendency to be punishingly difficult, definitely give Pahelika a try. It’s no pushover, but the concessions it makes to ensuring you have everything you need to succeed make it a more welcoming adventure experience.
And that’s not all. They went ahead and posted an excellent walkthrough for Pahelika: Secret Legends. You can find it here.